EOC ALERT 1 - FREEZE WARNING

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EOC ALERT 1 - FREEZE WARNING

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:32
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National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning and a Wind Chill Advisory for #HernandoCounty from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Widespread freezing temperatures are forecast for most of the Nature Coast tonight through early tomorrow morning. North winds around 10 mph with a few higher gusts are expected to persist tonight which will support wind chill values in the upper teens and 20s across all of the area.

STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO PREPARE FOR COLD WEATHER
• Consider the needs of pets during this time. Do not leave pets outside in the cold weather.
• Cover or move plants that are sensitive to the cold temperatures.
• Consider running pool pumps overnight during freezing temperatures to prevent damage.

Residents are encouraged to monitor to local media outlets or the National Weather Service at https://www.weather.gov/tbw/ for current weather information. The EOC is not activated at this time.

COLD WEATHER SHELTER
Individuals that need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance:
Men’s Shelter
1090 Mondon Hill Road
Brooksville, FL 34605
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103

Women’s Shelter ‘Mary’s House’
1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.109

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