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COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Public Works
Department will continue to provide sand bags to allow County residents to
prepare for the probable flooding of the Santa Fe River later today, which is
predicted to last through Sunday. Sandbags are available at the following
Residents are reminded that sand bags are provided but residents have to fill the bags
manually. Residents are advised to bring shovels as they are not provided
at the sites. These sand bag sites are for use by Alachua County residential
customers only and are not for use by commercial customers. The Public
Works Department thanks all of our residents in advance for their cooperation.
The National Weather Service, Jacksonville reports that Santa Fe
River water levels are rising very rapidly and impacts could be seen similar to
Tropical Storm Frances in 2004. The river is expected to rise above the
flood stage of 24 feet by early afternoon today (Tuesday, August 26) and rise
to 25.7 feet by Saturday Morning. Additional rises are possible
Click on the link below to view the Advanced Hydrological Prediction
Service page (hit "refresh" to make sure the information is
Possible impacts from flooding:
For more information contact David A. Donnelly, FPEM, CPM, Emergency Management
Chief Alachua County Public Safety at 352-264-6500.
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