Coastal residents still at risk for storm surge
It is premature for coastal residents to return home. For your safety, please do not attempt to enter the area until we have given the all clear. There is still a potential opportunity for storm surge equal to that of Hurricane Hermine during today’s high tide that will occur at 6:53 p.m., causing coastal flooding. Please shelter in place until further notice.
Go to www.hernandocounty.us/em/road-closures for a list of road closures. Call (352) 754-4083 to report road closures.
Hernando County Government’s Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor and inform our community about Hurricane Irma. We will continue to keep you updated before, during and after the storm. Visit the following web and social media sites for more information.
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