EOC Alert 1 - Cold Weather
A cold front will move through the region later today and tonight with the front moving south of the region on Wednesday. In the wake of the front colder and drier air will move into the region on a blustery northerly wind flow with the coldest temperatures expected Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Temperatures are expected to drop into the lower to mid 30s across interior sections of the Nature Coast. The cold temperatures combined with north winds around 10 mph will create wind chill values in the upper 20s to around 30 across the Nature Coast during the early morning hours on Thursday.
As this is the first significant period of cold weather this year, please take this opportunity to refresh your cold weather preparations, plans and supplies.
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:
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
- Take this opportunity to refresh your emergency supply kit. For more information, visit http://www.HernandoCounty.us/EM
PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTER (PIC): (352) 754-4083 or (352) 754-4111 (Recorded)