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Citrus county sandbag locations

By on June 24th, 2012

An advisory from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office

THIS IS THE CITRUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ADVISING THAT THE COUNTY IS UNDER A FLOOD WARNING UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON JUNE 25TH.

SANDBAG LOCATIONS HAVE BEEN OPENED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: GRAND MARCH PARK OFF GROVER CLEVELAND IN HOMOSASSA,  44 EAST ACROSS FROM DAN’S CLAM STAND IN CRYSTAL RIVER,  AND THE FIREHOUSE IN THE CITY OF CRYSTAL RIVER.

WE ARE ALSO UNDER A TROPICAL STORM WATCH.  PLEASE MONITOR YOUR LOCAL WEATHER.

FOR THE LATEST WEATHER FROM UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA METEOROLOGIST JEFF HUFFMAN, GO TO WWW.WRUF.COM/WEATHER


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