FL DOT STATE ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE 7/5/12 11:45 AM

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby. Columbia County SR 247 at a section of roadway between County Roads 240 and 242 is closed and totally impassable. Traffic detoured to SR 47 and US 27. Nassau County US 301 [...]

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FEDERAL DISASTER AID PROGRAMS 7/4/2012 11:00 AM

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: Rental payments for temporary housing for those whose homes are unlivable. Initial assistance may be provided for [...]

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STORM UPDATE 7/3/2012 8:30 PM (Disaster Declaration)

Federal and state assistance will be soon become available to individuals and families in Columbia County due to the impact of Tropical Storm Debby. The assistance will be in the form of federal disaster funds and emergency resources to help them on their paths to recovery. According to Florida Governor Rick Scott, the funding will [...]

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STORM UPDATE 7/3/2012 3:00 PM

There is a piece of good news in today’s afternoon update as the National Weather Service indicates the Santa Fe River has crested at Three Rivers Estates. The reading at 6:00 a.m. today showed a level of 22.93 feet, compared to 23.25 on Monday evening. According to the report, the river will recede very slowly [...]

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STORM UPDATE 07/02/2012 7:30 PM

The Columbia County Emergency Management is asking the public’s assistance in identifying those that may need to be evacuated still from flood water and those roads that may still be under water that the county is not aware of yet, please call the Citizens Information Center 386-719-7530, the Center (CIC) remains open around the clock. [...]

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