Media Release

Hurricane Hermine Update 09-01-16 7 p.m.

Thursday, September 1, 2016 7:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Alachua County remains under a tropical storm warning. The area should expect sustained winds of 58 with gusts up to 73 mph. The wind conditions may begin as early as 9 p.m. and last as late as 11 a.m. The County should see between 5 to 7 inches of rain.

Residents are encouraged to stay home until mid to late morning tomorrow.

The 311 Rumor Control phone number is now active. Please use it to verify the most up to the minute information on Tropical Storm Hermine. For life threatening emergencies call 911. For emergencies that are not life-threatening call 352-955-1818.

View the National Weather Service in Jacksonville’s latest briefing package for Tropical Storm Hermine.

Residents are also encouraged to stay informed about major storm conditions by following Alachua County on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribing to the County’s press releases.


  • 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).