Emergency Management 352 754-4083 EM Fax 352 754-4090
August 23, 2013 – 8:45 pm Current Weather and Road Closures Status Hernando County experienced moderate rainfall this evening. Residents are reminded that forecasters are calling for additional rainfall through Saturday night. Continue to monitor your local news weather reports for the latest updates.
Hernando County Emergency Management Director Cecilia Patella reports that no one is seeking shelter at this time. Therefore, the American Red Cross Shelter is closing at 9 PM tonight. The shelter location is the First United Methodist Church located at 109 S Broad Street in Brooksville. An emergency contact number will be posted at the shelter in the event that a resident is in need.
Road closures as of 8 PM, 8/23/13:
Young Rd Closed
Reminder: DO NOT drive through standing water. DO NOT move barricades to drive through an area that has already been closed off, even if it appears that the water has already receded. All roads will be evaluated periodically and will re-open when it is safe to do so.
Emergency Management will continue to monitor the current weather situation and provide updates as needed. For the latest information, visit www.hernandosheriff.org/EM/Applications/EMPressReleases.
Brenda Frazier Community Relations Coordinator
Hernando County Government
20 N. Main Street, Room 263
Brooksville, FL 34601
(352) 540-6780 office
(352) 442-1673 (cell)
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