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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p dir=&quot;ltr&quot;&gt;SunRail service is suspended Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 3-6, 2019.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”596b4e94-f056-4a4c-99f5-bc44d96c5b95″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 6:15 p.m. – Sunrail Suspension” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;&lt;span&gt;Daytona Beach International Airport&amp;rsquo;s terminal will close after the&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;last flight departs Sunday night.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;Air carriers will determine their Sunday flight schedules. Passengers&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;who expect to fly in or out of the airport on Sunday are encouraged to&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;contact their airline for up-to-date information.&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;Rental car customers cannot drop off or pick up cars once the terminal&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;closes. They must find an alternate drop-off or pick-up location.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;The airfield will remain open after midnight Saturday for&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;non-commercial flights. When weather conditions worsen, the airfield&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;will be open only for emergencies.&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;There will be no flights beginning Monday until further notice.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/span&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;&lt;span&gt;The airport is not a shelter.&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/p&gt;” id=”8cfecd31-68fe-4681-a6e2-4bf81e7cf080″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 6:01 p.m. – Airport terminal to close Sunday night” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;&amp;ldquo;We want the public to concentrate on the entire scope of the storm,&amp;rdquo; Volusia County Emergency Director James A. Judge said. &amp;ldquo;We may still get hurricane force winds, and that is all still to be determined.&amp;rdquo;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;The &amp;lsquo;cone of uncertainty&amp;rsquo; means that Volusia could still be in harm’s way, Judge said, particularly from high, sustained winds, and rainfall up to 18 inches in some areas.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Despite the uncertainty, the projected possible winds and rain could lead to &amp;ldquo;very damaging, very dangerous, conditions,&amp;rdquo; according to Judge.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&amp;ldquo;Even if the storm makes landfall south of here, we are not in the clear,&amp;rdquo; Volusia County Manager George Recktenwald said. &amp;ldquo;It&amp;rsquo;s very important that residents continue to take this storm seriously.&amp;rdquo;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Shelters will open after evacuation orders are issued, either noon Sunday or noon on Monday. Evacuation orders will likely be for coastal areas and mobile home and RV parks. Special needs shelters will open, but Judge reminded residents there was a limit to the assistance the shelter could provide.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&amp;ldquo;Special needs shelters are really functional needs; so individuals who need assistance with daily activity,&amp;rdquo; Judge said. &amp;ldquo;However, there is a limit to what we can do. So, if an individual is on ventilator or has sophisticated medical issues, they need to reach out to their medical care provider.&amp;rdquo;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Other info:&lt;/p&gt; &lt;ul&gt; &lt;li&gt;There will be free Votran rides on regular routes and to shelters.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;All beaches and vehicle access ramps will be closed 5:00 p.m. Saturday night.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;If wind speeds reach 39 MPH, and the bridges will be shut down. The sheriff’s office may institute curfew for safety.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;/ul&gt;” id=”9ca32a15-7693-4173-bc8f-88ed36c4660c” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE from Volusia County Emergency Management Aug. 30 3:30 p.m. conference” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Holiday and weather related closures&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;All branches of the Volusia County Public Library will be closed Sunday, September 1, Monday, September 2, and Tuesday, September 3, 2019.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Do not put yourself in harms way trying to return items that are due. The Library has changed the due date of all materials due Saturday, August 31st through Sunday, September 8th to Monday, September 9th. If you have problems returning items on September 9th, please contact your local branch for assistance.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”16c5e132-a1cd-4d13-ba66-3b069a6fcb1b” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 4:25 p.m. – Volusia County Public Libraries” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot; align=&quot;center&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;WHAT&lt;/strong&gt;:&amp;nbsp; &amp;nbsp; &amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Halifax Health is prepared to provide the highest quality of care to patients during and after the Hurricane Dorian storm period.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Halifax Health Emergency Departments in Daytona Beach, Port Orange and Deltona will continue to remain open 24 hours a day throughout the Hurricane Dorian storm period to take care of those in need of medical care.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;All Halifax Health outpatient offices will be closed Monday, September 2 and Tuesday, September 3, 2019.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;WHERE: &amp;nbsp;&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Halifax Health Emergency Department locations:&lt;/p&gt; &lt;ul&gt; &lt;li style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach, 303 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Daytona Beach&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;Halifax Health Medical Center of Port Orange, 1041 Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;Emergency Department of Deltona, 3300 Halifax Crossing Boulevard, Deltona&amp;nbsp;&lt;/li&gt; &lt;/ul&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Halifax Health Medical Centers are not special needs shelters.&amp;nbsp; Residents in need of special needs sheltering should&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;visit&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.volusia.org/&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.volusia.org&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567282618662000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNHKH_4YAZAmsL3l5P4LLnr_FN26xg&quot;&gt;www.volusia.org&lt;/a&gt;&amp;nbsp;for more information.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”d74a2342-6c83-4da6-acd5-9355084cfc98″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 4:21 p.m. – Halifax Health Emergency Departments to Remain Open throughout Storm” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;Shelters are projected to open sometime between noon on Sunday and noon Monday.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;The shelter list is available at &lt;a href=&quot;http://volusia.org/PIN?fbclid=IwAR1jUitUGkuqCQOwzhF3u-uDYfjeA2uBz-Z3NV8wDwEHxkt—M2avVMiXI&quot; rel=&quot;noopener nofollow&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-ft=&quot;{&quot; data-lynx-mode=&quot;async&quot; data-lynx-uri=&quot;https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2FVolusia.org%2FPIN%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR1jUitUGkuqCQOwzhF3u-uDYfjeA2uBz-Z3NV8wDwEHxkt—M2avVMiXI&amp;amp;h=AT3iMZIciH9ZSzxlkKRwWz592u0gJVgNmq6IpINYX0I9WzCf1_4TLDrNM1eka_Mu3SAySV15uwMIp3C5KcnUVWJ_R5uwMO9G6X_jSQvwHkI45xmoxtkVRORk4AMDME9E9JIuZva3RvaI0lk0Y5h7LZ7j9aj8Qs7DKXvzDPEa1jEO6sYhCrl_jXwQLTHs_5F4NmnYOohv4_Mjlc2cQGQlAGK_yAwd1t7F3z07SZ4S8QWSrb4zfsC0ResiUw4AkVvGnP3-8Z45zBWXx0JCtj5rP5vvi4JIZMckgPtZtejVR6u97lC3fY7yeEbN_VLA2eW3H2WoZnRTev0g2RNQAgVG64XBvxSB-Wwtzkqf93fmk6r_8RjjF1HDNYbixU4eYDF6HOkHF1B8ukSo76Yp-nQZBPY9tbUICLbi4jvXq-55I_kTZpMbwqvzf22R1VmHm9kD_N-WMIv_arQse5N7XTLwGeH4qaunDMOhWUQJPB4ylMyy5tk3nBxIu5afRs3lCsIqjkl0BmIUDxMJpz85Wi8B1zeciTgVuNGEy0xi5AjXeZA7fQCIHzMGa6u452L2oNDtw-aJy4XE4-O-Z_KkrENwNGqiffbCD2Xp4FlpK2pmNjHpvlqnk9UrAf5E5vtbyvCP_jD91iet4zbj72fDS-WfFZFxokUsLH9g0z67pWSvWNffSsDjKQ_8lSCxHZ8&quot;&gt;Volusia.org/PIN&lt;/a&gt;. However, depending on when you last checked the website, it may take some time to refresh. See below for initial list of shelters.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;text_exposed_show&quot;&gt;&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;General:&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;-TD Taylor Middle/High, 100 E. Washington Ave, Pierson&lt;br /&gt;DeLand High, 800 N Hill Rd, DeLand&lt;br /&gt;- University High School, 1000 W Rhode Island Ave, Orange City&lt;br /&gt;- Mainland High School, 1255 W. Intl Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach&lt;br /&gt;- Sweetwater Elementary, 5800 Victoria Gardens Blvd, Port Orange&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Special Needs Shelter: Assists evacuees with disabilities or functional medical needs. This is a Pet Friendly shelter for Special Needs persons only. Evacuees and their service animals will remain in the same location.&lt;br /&gt;- Atlantic High, 1250 Reed Canal Rd, Port Orange&lt;br /&gt;- Creekside Middle, 6801 Airport Rd, Port Orange&lt;br /&gt;- Freedom Elementary, 1395 S. Blue Lake Avenue, DeLand&lt;br /&gt;- Galaxy Middle, 2400 Eustace Ave, Deltona&lt;br /&gt;- Palm Terrace Elementary, 1825 Dunn Avenue, Daytona Beach&lt;br /&gt;- Pride Elementary, 1100 Learning Lane, Deltona&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Pet Friendly: People and pets are housed in separate locations at the shelter&lt;br /&gt;- Hinson Middle,1860 N. Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach&lt;br /&gt;- Pine Ridge High, 925 Howland Blvd, Deltona&lt;br /&gt;- River Springs Middle, 900 West Ohio Ave, Orange City&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;People &amp;amp; Pet Shelter: People and pets are house in the same location – Fairgrounds only&lt;br /&gt;- Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 W. State Rd 44, DeLand&lt;/p&gt;&lt;/div&gt;” id=”21554c55-5768-4ec1-9d4c-35585d9a781f” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 4:05 p.m. – From Volusia County Emergency Management” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;A few updates as we head into the weekend. First, make sure you get preparations done by Sunday and we hope you’re able to get some enjoyment out of the weekend.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;- All non-emergency offices for the City of DeLand will be closed through Tuesday.&amp;nbsp;&lt;br /&gt;- Sand will be available to residents Saturday on a first-come, first-served basis. The sand bag station is located in the parking lot south of Melching Field, 601 South Woodland Boulevard. Residents picking up sand on Saturday will need to bring trash bags or containers for the sand and shovels.&amp;nbsp;&lt;br /&gt;- WCA will be doing trash pickup only on Monday. Pickups for the remainder of the week will be dependent on weather conditions.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”4f91b426-6409-458c-961b-283e9350d0d1″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 3:57 p.m. – City of DeLand Update” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;div class=&quot;_39k2&quot;&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_4lmk _5s6c&quot;&gt;The National Weather Service is forecasting Hurricane Dorian to reach a Category 4 before making landfall on the southeast or east central coast of Florida. Some locations could experience 24-36 hours of tropical storm force winds and/or 6-12 hours of hurricane force winds especially along and to the right of the storm track. Volusia County could begin experiencing tropical storm force winds by early evening on Monday. Significant rainfall of 6-10 inches is expected with isolated areas receiving up to 15 inches.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_39k5 _5s6c&quot;&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;Classes are canceled at Stetson&amp;rsquo;s DeLand campus as of 12 p.m., and staff have already begun the process of shutting down the campus. Closings by campus are listed below.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;When the campuses are shut down students, faculty and staff are not allowed on campus except for emergency or essential personnel, so please do not return to campus until we tell you it is safe to do so.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Campuses closed:&lt;/strong&gt; &lt;ul&gt; &lt;li&gt;Gulfport and Tampa will be shut down by 5 p.m. Friday.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;Celebration will be shut down by 5:30 p.m. Friday.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;DeLand will be shut down by 1 p.m. Saturday.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;li&gt;All campuses remain closed through Tuesday, Sept. 3.&lt;/li&gt; &lt;/ul&gt; &lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;Note: The Emergency Management Team will meet again Saturday, Aug. 31, to determine whether or not to remain closed on Wednesday, Sept. 4.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Athletics&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;Athletics events at home on Friday afternoon and Saturday until 1 p.m. are still on. Teams that are on the road will remain on the road and relocate off campus after their competitions. These include: Men&amp;rsquo;s and Women&amp;rsquo;s Soccer, Men&amp;rsquo;s and Women&amp;rsquo;s Cross Country, and Volleyball.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Staff and faculty&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;br /&gt;With our new cloud-based phone system, calls can be answered using your computer and/or mobile phone via the &lt;a href=&quot;https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fintranet.stetson.edu%2Fother%2Ftraining%2Finformation-technology%2Fvirtual-office.php%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR18KFtOrotdSp9e0zQb7l562YIQ29o5qnd5-HY9FBWkEgw26Isw5XA5bsk&amp;amp;h=AT1nnaTOFnXqbag-EyASznR8SkQvPwCEtZjxfT7sgilv5z77J_L5jtmJXGgsm5W6qlLTniIYEHeOuFdVX5qttqPhRQO10oaMOWHCq8rDqr5dBT5UO3AwDY3sp1ZszT7eV845WYS7SDNWqlzukYLwRp90KdQ&quot; rel=&quot;noopener nofollow&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-lynx-mode=&quot;asynclazy&quot;&gt;8×8 Virtual Office app&lt;/a&gt;. It is not required, but if you plan to collaborate with colleagues while campus is closed it might make it easier for you to use the Virtual Office Desktop. Press &lt;a href=&quot;https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fintranet.stetson.edu%2Fother%2Ftraining%2Finformation-technology%2Fvirtual-office.php%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR1vf3lPxvGl6uak1kFvtO-weNrgz7aHHHlHyW7BnLcUTo0-sSyDX7zJXvQ&amp;amp;h=AT260UCoD-1ulVjzwRwywdn43OYTwZ_gv-MbcdHjUuaEK8G3e2_24iWPP2PzvQs_wMyl0v09dcMOZ1m6Lyrxe88fLiMENu97Acd4Q5BmgGmnzR1DZTvxvxKebt37n2MRupEnK4UrGwEiKGN4GnzcFcZWsic&quot; rel=&quot;noopener nofollow&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-lynx-mode=&quot;asynclazy&quot;&gt;here&lt;/a&gt; for more information and the download links. Please let IT know if you have any questions or concerns by contacting the Help Desk at &lt;a href=&quot;mailto:%20support@stetson.edu&quot;&gt;support@stetson.edu&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;Throughout the closure the Emergency Management Team will monitor the storm&amp;rsquo;s progress and provide updates as needed. Students, faculty, staff and the Stetson community are asked to check &lt;a href=&quot;https://facebook.com/StetsonU&quot;&gt;our Facebook page&lt;/a&gt; for updates, including planning and timing for re-opening campuses. As soon as we know, we will let you know so that you can make travel arrangements to return.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;You can find &lt;a href=&quot;https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.stetson.edu%2Fother%2Fparents%2Fairport-transportation.php%3Ffbclid%3DIwAR14fTC-uyxDqPmwlH3PmKHkCmhjew_UFX8NwMZPQrkEpIOvbWjpunnuhoQ&amp;amp;h=AT3pAzHkMfP3vF4XTFDb22sZzUoTXwbKN4_mJK4zQw8RVDpnNWXzIbe6wWcEdl-JJ8dFLnEk_H-ZILe3GgRlb4fr89iWuSFBd4QOd4shTeWUjNVImnNTXS48BORaWmriPabah-e7m00fiQyjirH6284Hyv4YdY-wO4wmAjzc&quot; rel=&quot;noopener nofollow&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-lynx-mode=&quot;async&quot;&gt;information about travel planning&lt;/a&gt; on Stetson&amp;rsquo;s website.&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div class=&quot;_2cuy _3dgx _2vxa&quot;&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;/div&gt;” id=”ee11aed9-b920-40a0-97a4-2aa6e933706f” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 3:50 p.m. – Stetson University Update” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 3 hurricane, and is expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;The National Hurricane Center advises that a hurricane hunter plane has found that Dorian is now a major hurricane. NHC data indicates the hurricane should approach the Florida peninsula late Monday.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Dorian is now projected to slow, which could lead to a prolonged threat of storm surge and flooding that could last days.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Rainfall could begin Sunday and last until Wednesday, according to the latest projections. 6 to 12 inches are possible, with isolated areas getting up to 18 inches of rain. Tropical storm winds will begin Sunday night, for up to 36 hours. Six to 12 hours of hurricane force winds are possible.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Again, there is high uncertainty as to the exact tracks of Hurricane Dorian, so officials at every level of government have urged residents to be prepared.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;More storm information for Volusia residents is available at&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.volusia.org/pin&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;www.volusia.org/pin&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Citizens Information Center&lt;/strong&gt;:&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Residents can call the Volusia County Citizens Information Center at (866) 345-0345 with questions and concerns. The call center, which is staffed by county employees, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday (Aug. 30). Beginning at 7 a.m., Saturday, the call center will be open 24-hours until further notice.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;For the latest official forecast information on Dorian, visit the National Hurricane Canter at&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.nhc.noaa.gov&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot;&gt;www.nhc.noaa.gov&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt; ” id=”40cff32a-cbd6-496a-abf2-2b122617c86b” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 2:30 p.m. ” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;SCHOOLS &amp;amp; SHELTERS&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;All schools and school offices will be closed on Tuesday.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Shelters could open noon on Sunday, September 1, 2019, according to Volusia Schools. Time could be subject to change based on updated Hurricane Dorian information. Shelter locations will be posted Saturday, Aug. 31, in the afternoon.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;DELAND &amp;mdash; extended sandbag times&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Sand and bags available through 7 p.m. Friday at 601 South Woodland Boulevard (the parking lot south of Melching Field). Shovels available. 10 bags per resident, and residents should bring proof of residency.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p&gt;Sand will be available through Saturday, first-come, first-serve. Bags and shovels will not be available.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”67b4f4c7-93df-45e0-9231-7bb02f9d8e85″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 2:00 p.m. – COUNTY-WIDE UPDATES ” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot; align=&quot;center&quot;&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Central Fla.&lt;/strong&gt;&amp;nbsp;&amp;ndash; The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has suspended interstate and state road lane closures in the Central Florida area due to the expected arrival of Hurricane Dorian. Lane closures may become necessary if needed for emergency work or continued hurricane prep.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_-3004375174646969846m_-2864326553323681594m_-7314075344338449736MsoPlainText&quot; style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Contractors on all construction projects are securing work sites, clearing traffic control devices that are not actively being used to direct traffic, and checking drainage systems.&amp;nbsp; All available lanes will remain open on the interstate system in Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia counties.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_-3004375174646969846m_-2864326553323681594m_-7314075344338449736MsoPlainText&quot; style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;When a hurricane is approaching, FDOT directs all road and bridge contractors to temporarily suspend all operations on construction projects.&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_-3004375174646969846m_-2864326553323681594m_-7314075344338449736MsoPlainText&quot; style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;Florida&amp;rsquo;s 511 Traveler Information System is one of the most effective ways drivers can keep informed about the state&amp;rsquo;s roadways during severe weather. Visit&lt;a href=&quot;https://fl511.com/&quot; rel=&quot;noreferrer&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=https://fl511.com/&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567269543332000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNHhodAs_grUs56x973O45IXjXVkzQ&quot;&gt;FL511.com&lt;/a&gt;&amp;nbsp;or call 511 for real-time traveler information.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_-3004375174646969846m_-2864326553323681594m_-7314075344338449736MsoPlainText&quot; style=&quot;text-align: left;&quot;&gt;The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) urges all motorists to use caution when driving during storm conditions.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”ed7e1f61-5507-4204-a855-f88abf185b6e” style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 12:41 p.m. – FDOT Preparations for Hurricane Arrival in Central Florida” type=”relcontent”}}

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{{tncms-inline content=”&lt;p&gt;In advance of Hurricane Dorian, all courthouses in the 7th Judicial Circuit will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_6782731001846634845m_281837923445391116MsoNoSpacing&quot;&gt;The 7th Circuit includes Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties. This closure affects the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in Bunnell, the Putnam County Courthouse in Palatka, the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine, the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand, the S. James Foxman Justice Center in Daytona Beach and the Volusia County Courthouse Annex at City Island in Daytona Beach.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_6782731001846634845m_281837923445391116MsoNoSpacing&quot;&gt;First appearance hearings will continue as scheduled, pending further determination on a county-by-county basis.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_6782731001846634845m_281837923445391116MsoNoSpacing&quot;&gt;Updates will also be posted on&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.circuit7.org/&quot; rel=&quot;noreferrer&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.circuit7.org/&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567269128689000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNH1-ul-xQa9-9K4r8JVnJIG3aQJWQ&quot;&gt;our website&lt;/a&gt;,&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.circuit7.org/&quot; rel=&quot;noreferrer&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.circuit7.org&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567269128689000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNF61hxniIZXz8CanRfzSZ5Bt7xarw&quot;&gt;www.circuit7.org&lt;/a&gt;&amp;nbsp;and via our Twitter account @7thCircuitFL.&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p class=&quot;m_6782731001846634845m_281837923445391116MsoNoSpacing&quot;&gt;Information on court closures and openings for all Florida courts will be posted on&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency&quot; rel=&quot;noreferrer&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567269128689000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNGUVrjnuwiVDlpuTgnYuwLUxJVX6w&quot;&gt;the Florida Supreme Court website&lt;/a&gt;,&amp;nbsp;&lt;a href=&quot;https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency&quot; rel=&quot;noreferrer&quot; target=&quot;_blank&quot; data-saferedirecturl=&quot;https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency&amp;amp;source=gmail&amp;amp;ust=1567269128689000&amp;amp;usg=AFQjCNGUVrjnuwiVDlpuTgnYuwLUxJVX6w&quot;&gt;https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;” id=”56f26f47-26a6-455e-9531-7d4c4fb69af7″ style-type=”update” title=”UPDATE: AUG 30 12:34 p.m. – Notice of Court Closure” type=”relcontent”}}

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