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9-9-17

Emergency Management for Suwannee County issues update

Suwannee County Public Service Announcement
September 9, 2017


HURRICANE IRMA:

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT: LOCATION...22.8N 79.8W ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM ESE OF VARADERO CUBA ABOUT 175 MI...285

KM SE OF KEY WEST FLORIDA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...125 MPH...205 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280

DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...941 MB...27.79 INCHES


LOCAL STATES OF EMERGENCY:
The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners The Town of Branford and the City of Live Oak have all signed

Local State of Emergencies on Thursday September 7, 2017.

EVACUATIONS:
Suwannee County has issued a voluntary evacuation of low lying areas and older mobile homes due to the shift in Hurricane Irma’s forecasted path and intensity of winds.

SHELTERS:
Pet Friendly: Suwannee County Coliseum, 1302 11th Street/CR 136, Live Oak, FL

Special Needs: Suwannee Intermediate School, 1419 Walker Avenue, Live Oak

General Popula on: Suwannee Elementary School, 1748 Ohio Ave S, Live Oak, FL

General Popula on: Branford Elementary School 26801 FL-247, Branford, FL

Please bring your emergency supply kit and comfort items to the shelter.


SCHOOL CLOSURES:
All Suwannee County Schools will be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017 and Tuesday, September 12th 2017

LOCAL STORE CLOSINGS:
Walmart is on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 5 PM and plan on re-opening on Tuesday September 12, 2017 at 7 AM

Publix is closing on Saturday September 9, 2017 at 6 PM

Winn Dixie is closing on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 9 PM

GOVERNMENT OFFICES:
All Suwannee County Offices are closed on Monday September 11, 2017