Media Release

Hurricane Hermine Update 09-02-16 7 a.m.

Friday, September 2, 2016 7:00 AM

​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Alachua County is urging residents to avoid using the roads and to stay at home today. Driving conditions are hazardous. Numerous traffic lights are inoperative. There is a great deal of debris on our roads, such as fallen trees and limbs, that could be a danger to drivers. Downed power lines also pose a serious threat.

Significant numbers of residents are without power. There is still a possibility of severe weather as the sun comes up today.

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

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).