Schools Closed Friday 10/7/16


Hernando County Schools are closed Friday 10/7/16 due to Hurricane Matthew.

One shelter has been opened in the county:

The shelter will open at 3 p.m. on 10-06-16 at The Mining Association Enrichment Center, located at 800 John Gary Grubbs Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34601.

The shelter will serve:
- General population.
- Special needs residents
- Special needs residents should bring all needed supplies with them.
- Pets (dogs and cats only)
- Pet owners should bring all pet supplies with them including food, crates, leashes, and bowls.

The Sheriff's Office reports:

According to the National Weather Service, a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Hernando County and Citrus County until further notice. The notice was issued at 11 a.m. on 10-06-16.

Preliminary reports indicate tropical storm force winds arriving in Hernando County just after daylight on 10-07-16. Rough estimate.

Expected coastal surge is one to two feet above normal tides on Friday afternoon, 10-07-16.