Media Release

3-1-1 Activated for Storm

Monday, November 9, 2009 1:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - In anticipation of Tropical Storm Ida taking aim at the Florida coastline and possibly portions of Florida, the 3-1-1 hotline has been initiated by Alachua County Emergency Management. The 3-1-1 system will allow residents to monitor the storm via information provided by Emergency Management.

The storm is forecasted to strike the Panhandle Monday evening and will possibly bring deteriorating weather conditions to North Florida.As the situation continues to develop, 3-1-1 will continue to be updated as needed.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).