LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - As Hurricane Ian continues its ways across the Caribbean, it is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane. Florida is within the so-called "cone of uncertainty."
As Floridians continue to prepare, here is the emergency information to know in Brevard County, including evacuations, road closures, school closings, and where to get sand and sandbags. As additional information comes into the FOX 35 newsroom, we will update this page.
LATEST STORM UPDATES
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- FOX 35 STORM TEAM COVERAGE
- FOX 35 TRACKING THE TROPICS FORECAST
LAKE COUNTY SANDBAGS
LAKE COUNTY EVACUATIONS
No evacuations ordered.
LAKE COUNTY EMERGENCY SHELTERS
Lake County will open emergency shelters according to the schedule below. Pet-friendly shelters are notated with asterisks (*).
o Villages Elementary – 695 Rolling Acres Rd, Lady Lake (special needs) *
o Leesburg Elementary – 2229 South St, Leesburg (special needs) *
o Umatilla Elementary – 401 Lake St, Umatilla (special needs) *
o Lost Lake Elementary – 1901 Johns Lake Rd, Clermont (special needs) *
o Astatula Elementary – 13925 Florida Ave, Astatula (special needs) *
o Treadway Elementary — 10619 Treadway School Rd, Leesburg *
o Spring Creek Charter — 44440 Spring Creek Rd, Paisley *
o Round Lake Charter – 31333 Round Lake Rd, Mount Dora *
o Mount Dora High School – 700 N. Highland St, Mount Dora
o Leesburg High School – 1401 Yellow Jacket Way, Leesburg
o East Ridge High School – 13322 Excalibur Rd, Clermont
o East Ridge Middle School – 13201 Excalibur Rd, Clermont
o Eustis High School – 1300 E Washington Ave, Eustis
o Tavares High School – 603 N. New Hampshire Ave, Tavares
LAKE COUNTY SCHOOL CLOSURES
Lake County Schools closed through Friday.
CONTACT LAKE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
- Special needs information: 352-742-4850
- Citizens Information Hotline: 352-253-9999
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