11am Update: August 29
- Hurricane Dorian is forecasted to turn into a category 4 storm on Sunday
- Tracks guidance diverges on Sunday – Some take the storm south – Some take the storm north.
- We are still uncertain as to where the storm will be on Monday
GET YOUR SUPPLIES READY NOW!
- Water, Food, & Medicine for 7 days
- Flashlights & Batteries
- AM/FM Battery operated radio
- First Aid Kit
- Food for pets
Milam’s Markets continues to restock shelves to ensure the community has the supplies they need. We urge you to take care of supplies by Friday evening. Use the weekend to wrap up physical preparations to your home.
SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM THE CITY OF MIAMI SPRINGS
Pre-Storm Message from the Public Works Department:
If you have trash pick-up today, Thursday, or tomorrow, Friday, feel free to place your items in your usual location, ready for pickup, as you would normally.
Please do not block alleyways.
If you do not have a regular scheduled pick-up for today or tomorrow, please do not pile items for garbage pick-up because there is no guarantee they can be collected.
Now is not the time to trim your trees. ANY ITEMS TRIMMED AFTER COLLECTION WILL NOT BE PICKED UP / PLEASE KEEP VEGETATION SEPARATE FROM ALL OTHER ITEMS.
Feel free to transport your own waste to the nearest transfer station:
Resources Recovery Facility
6990 NW 97th Ave
Doral, FL 33178
EMERGENCY DECLARATION FROM THE GOVERNOR
As Hurricane #Dorian approaches, I’ve declared a state of emergency to ensure local governments and emergency management agencies have ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared. Please continue to follow local reports and @FLSERT for updates. https://t.co/FyQM6wd8er
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) August 28, 2019
Amidst the seriousness of a potential category 4 storm heading our way, I kept having visions of the villain Dorian from the ’90s era move, “The Mask.” Hopefully, Hurricane Dorian will be nicer by weakening and moving away from Miami Springs.