Monday, 10 December, 2018

Public facility closures ahead of Hurricane Irma

Collier County declares emergency, gives manager power to order evacuation State of Emergency declared in Collier County due to threat of Hurricane Irma
Ellis Copeland | 08 September, 2017, 01:50

At the 11 a.m. Wednesday update, the National Hurricane Center shifted Irma's track closer to Florida by Sunday and puts it just off the coast of north central Florida on Monday morning as a Category 3 storm.

"No one knows how to prepare better than Floridians", Desjarlais said.

County officials have not yet opened any shelters but are preparing to, including training county staff and school officials to prepare and operate local schools as temporary shelters, McCrane said.

The evacuation is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. on Friday, September 8, ahead of Hurricane Irma.

Local resident LeClaire Bryan said she's prepared. Manatee County schools will be shut down Friday in case the schools are needed as evacuation shelters.

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Bridges in the area will remain open until wind strength reaches sustained 45 miles per hour speeds.

"Make sure to register that microchip so you can be called".

Acting Director of Lee County's Emergency Management Lee Mayfield said too much is unknown about the storm to make a determination on mandatory evacuations and shelters. It's important to note that this executive order is not due to any new information about Irma, but rather it allows the county to have access to more emergency resources.

They would include the barrier islands and flood-prone Zone A areas across the county. And if the storm hits elsewhere, the airport will be able to take in other flights that may get redirected because of weather, should the need arise.

The city of Fernandina Beach is also providing sand and sandbags at Buccaneer Field at 1201 Beech St. Officials indicated there is a limited supply and asked residents to take only what they need.

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