Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hernando County: Current Weather and Road Closures Status

Date: Fri Aug 23, 2013 20:56:46
From: Hernando County Community Relations

August 23, 2013 - 8:45 pm

Current Weather and Road Closures Status

Hernando County experienced moderate rainfall this evening.  Residents are reminded that forecasters are calling for additional rainfall through Saturday night.  Continue to monitor your local news weather reports for the latest updates.

Hernando County Emergency Management Director Cecilia Patella reports that no one is seeking shelter at this time. Therefore, the American Red Cross Shelter is closing at 9 PM tonight.  The shelter location is the First United Methodist Church located at 109 S Broad Street in Brooksville. An emergency contact number will be posted at the shelter in the event that a resident is in need.

Road closures as of 8 PM, 8/23/13:

Location                       Status
Clinton & Providence            Closed
Culbreath and Race Horse Ln     Closed
Culbreath north of Hayman       Closed
Culbreath south of Powell       Closed
Endsley & 2397 Saturn           Closed
Endsley & Saturn                Closed
Ft Dade 18379                   Closed
Lakeside MHP                    Cleared
Norton & Morningside on Ft Dade Closed
Rackley - Dirt road portion     Closed
Rackley Rd - 2337               Closed
Rackley Rd - 3112 close to Endsley      Closed
Rackley to Saturn (2740)        Closed
Young Rd                        Closed

Reminder: DO NOT drive through standing water.  DO NOT move barricades to drive through an area that has already been closed off, even if it appears that the water has already receded.  All roads will be evaluated periodically and will re-open when it is safe to do so.

Emergency Management will continue to monitor the current weather situation and provide updates as needed. For the latest information, visit

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