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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UPDATED STATE ROAD CLOSURE 07/02/2012 11:00 AM

Tropical Storm Debby Road Closure Update – Number 8 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 Columbia County – SR 247 north and south of CR 240 is closed. North of CR 240 is totally impassable. [...]

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STORM UPDATE 07/01/2012 7:30 PM

Columbia County Emergency Management officials moved into an extensive mosquito spraying initiative on Sunday evening between the hours of 6:00 – 11:00 p.m. with the areas of Lake Jeffrey, Rolling Oaks, CR 133, CR 245, CR 240, Three Rivers Estates, SR 47, Fairway Estates, Five Points, CR 25A and Lake City Country Club being the [...]

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