Tag Archives: flooding

Red Cross opens distribution sites for supplies while shelters remain open

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

  Official Red Cross Press Release: Melanie Saxon (352) 258-6304 Christian Smith (904) 307-7110 Red Cross Opens Distribution Sites for Supplies while Shelters Remain Open The following Red Cross sites are open for distribution of supplies which include coolers, comfort kits, [...]

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Alachua County declares a local state of emergency due to high water

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

Official Press Release: Due to unusually high water and local flooding caused by Tropical Stormed Debby’s heavy rainfall, Alachua County has issued a proclamation declaring a local state of emergency. View Proclamation The County has also activated the 311 Emergency [...]

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Adena protest flotilla planned to bring attention to health of Silver River

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

While river flooding is causing problems for homeowners and putting a damper on recreational businesses and parks near the Santa Fe, Ichetucknee and Suwannee River areas, there is a river event in Marion County area that is offering people a chance to [...]

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Update from the Clay County sheriff’s office

By on June 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

Clay County press release During a fly over on Wednesday around noon Clay County officials found these horses surrounded by rising water off of Sunnyside Drive in Middleburg. They could have moved to higher ground but would not do so [...]

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Swimmers and boaters should avoid activities on the Santa Fe River

By on June 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

Flooding along the Santa Fe River is expected to persist well into next week, and Alachua County’s Department of Environmental Protection is advising people to be extremely cautious of dangerous conditions in the river and flooded areas.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily [...]

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Debby causes blood shortage

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:42 am

The flooding and storms from Tropical Storm Debby have left local blood supplies at emergency levels and supplies are expected to continue to drop. Life South Blood Center Director of Recruitment and Retention, Galen Unold says blood supplies are very low.  

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List of road closings

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Road & Bridge Closures Update: 1 p.m. June 28, 2012  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby.  Baker and Columbia County [...]

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Update on Clay County damage assessment

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

Clay County Emergency Management Office Press Release: Door-to-door damage assessment efforts will begin tomorrow morning (Thursday) at 8 a.m., when teams take to the streets in areas where flood waters have subsided. Assessment efforts will be concentrated in the: Knightboxx [...]

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Flood waters cause aggravation to residents along the Santa Fe and Suwannee Rivers

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

All of the rainfall from what was Tropical Storm Debby is slowly making it way to many of Florida’s creeks and rivers. Several popular North Central Florida waterways are becoming a bit hazardous for public use.  Lars Anderson lives where the Ichetucknee [...]

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Flooding closes part of I-10

By on June 26th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:48 pm

The Florida Highway Patrol says additional sections of Interstate 10 could be closed at any time because of flooding from Tropical Storm Debby.   This picture was taken by FHP Captain Keith Gaston one mile east of U.S. 41, from the [...]

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