Hurricane Irma: Hernando
Hernando County Public Information Line: 352-754-4083
Florida Emergency Information Line: 850-815-4000
Hernando County Government’s Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor and inform the community at the following web and social media sites:
- Facebook @HernandoCoGov
- Twitter @HernandoCoGov
BOIL WATER NOTICE
A boil water notice is in effect for the entire area east of I-75 due to a water main break from a down tree(s). A boil water notice is also in effect for the entire City of Brooksville.
Hernando County Schools are closed all this week and will reopen on September 18, 2017. Schools will continued to be used as shelters.
- Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative (WREC) reporting roughly 44,998 without power
- Duke Energy reporting roughly 9,289 without power
Hernando County Emergency Management has crews throughout the entire county reporting extensive damage and very dangerous conditions on roadways. Residents are strongly encouraged to remain in their homes and not venture outside. Numerous electrical lines are down mixed in with debris, large trees, in water, and cannot guarantee they are de-energized. Wide spread flooding is being reported on roadways.
Hernando County Emergency Management’s road closure listings due to flooding, non-functioning traffic lights, down trees and/or electrical lines are available on the county website at www.hernandocounty.us/em/road-closures. Call (352) 754-4083 to report impassable roads.