STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 4:00 PM

THE COLUMBIA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND OUR PUBLIC SAFETY PARTNERS ARE CONTIUNING TO ASSIST MOTORISTS AND RESIDENTS TRAPPED BY FLOOD WATERS. PLEASE TAKE CAUTION AND AVOID FLOODED AREAS. THE WATERS CAN RISE QUICKLY, WITHOUT WARNING AND HAVE SWIFT CURRENTS. Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on road and [...]

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STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 12:30 PM

According to the Suwannee River Water Management District, the Suwannee River reached flood just before noon today. Flood stage at White Springs is 77.9 feet at 12:00 pm today and the river is expected to reach 81 feet on Wednesday. On Monday morning of this week the river was at 55 feet. The influx of [...]

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STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 11:15 AM

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is urging all local residents to remain at home today, if at all  possible. Road closings, local flooding conditions and other conditions make traveling potentially dangerous today with the potential of additional rain in the forecast.  Do not drive around barricades. They are there to warn of a road hazard. TURN [...]

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STORM UPDATE 06/26/2012 11:00 am

LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED IN COLUMBIA COUNTY COLUMBIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE IS CLOSED FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE IS CLOSED *The Citizen’s Information Center at Columbia County Emergency Operations Center is open for calls. at 386-719-7530.* ROAD CLOSURES: DO NOT DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES. TURN AROUND – DON’T DROWN RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO STAY HOME IF POSSIBLE Please remember [...]

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STORM UPDATES 6/26/2012 @ 1030 a.m.

Tropical Storm Debby Road Closure Update – Number 1  Lake City  – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is providing an update on state road and bridge closures in Northeast Florida due to Tropical Storm Debby. Please be advised that there is NO truth to rumors that U.S. 90 East is closed near prisons.    Baker [...]

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