HURRICANE MICHAEL TAKES AIM AT SEMINOLE OCUNTY

October 10, 2018

SEMINOLE COUNTY, GA. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

 

SEEK SHELTER NOW IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE HOME.

 

A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SEMINOLE COUNTY, GEORGIA. A HURRICANE WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE. THE MAIN THREAT OF TORNADOS WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY. LOCAL HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING, 5 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE.  

 

CURFEW IN EFFECT, 8:00 P.M. 10/10/18 – 6:00 A.M. 10/11/18 (MAY BE EXTENDED)

 

Hurricane force winds (74 – 110 mph) are forecast: potential peak wind gusts in excess of 95 mph can be expected beginning midday on Wednesday, 10/10/18 through midnight. Tropical storm force winds will be in our area to begin at approximately2:00 p.m. today through Thursday, 10/11/18 through 5:00 a.m.

 

Timing for this event for Seminole County is from 2 a.m. Wednesday, October 10 through early morning Thursday, October 11, 2018.

MAKE IMMEDIATE PREPARATIONS FOR YOUR FAMILY NOW, secure outdoor furniture, trashcans, trampolines, and all other loose articles that could be blown away and may cause injury.

 

SEEK SHELTER NOW IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE HOME.

 

PLEASE CHECK ON YOUR NEIGHBORS AND OTHERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO PREPARE PROPERLY FOR THIS STORM EVENT. EMERGENCY CREWS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO REACH YOU DUE TO HIGH WINDS AND DEBRIS IN ROADWAYS.

 

FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF EMERGENCY PERSONNEL, PLEASE STAY OFF THE ROADS. PLEASE STAY INSIDE A REINFORCED BUILDING.

 

ONLY CALL 911 FOR LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES.

FOR NON EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE CALL 229-524-5115.

CONTACT DONALSONVILLE HOSPITAL FOR RESPITE CARE 229-524-5217, EXT. 210.

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