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Nassau County Zones A, C, F ordered to evacuate starting Monday morning

Nassau County Emergency Management
Nassau County Issues Mandatory Evacuations, Shelter Openings and School Closings

Greg Foster, Director of Nassau County Emergency Management will announce at a 5pm News Conference today a mandatory evacuation for Zones A, C and F, in Nassau County, beginning tomorrow morning, Monday, 09/02/2019 at 8 a.m.

To see exactly where your address appears with the evacuation zones overlay on the Nassau County Property Appraiser’s detailed Nassau County map, visit the maps website at http://bit.ly/2CTShjT and click on “Map Layers” at the top of the page; check the “Public Safety” box and the “Evacuation Zones” box in the menu that pops up; then use the “Search By” feature to select “Address” and enter your street address.

Foster also advises those living in low-lying area, mobile or model homes or otherwise have concerns about their safety may utilize the shelters. In addition, Foster has ordered the opening of two shelters; Hilliard Middle Senior High for special needs and Callahan Middle school for general population. Both shelters will be pet-friendly. Both shelters will be open at 8am.Those choosing to house at a shelter during this evacuation should provide their own supplies, like blankets, medicines, and snacks. The shelters will provide food, water and electricity. Pets must be in a pet crate and occupants must provide vaccinations records, food and water and bring along a picture of you and your pet.
Foster announced also the closing of schools at the direction of Superintendent of Nassau County Schools, Dr. Kathy Burns beginning Tuesday, 09/03/2019 and effective through Wednesday, 09/04/2019.
Foster emphasized that Hurricane Dorian is an extremely dangerous storm with the potential for life-threatening storm surge, rough surf, and rip currents. He and his team are planning for tropical-storm-force winds and heavy rain in Nassau County and urged residents to exercise extreme caution and take protective actions during this dangerous storm.


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