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Senator Farmer, District 34 — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 8, 2017

CONTACT: Jay Shannon, 407-579-6374


UPDATE:Broward Hurricane Preparedness

Storm Shelters/Evacuation

Fort Lauderdale —

As our State continues to prepare for Hurricane Irma it is important to remember the following information. In Broward County, Flood zones A and B are under mandatory evacuation. Broward County is likely to experience significant wind storm turbulence and extended rainfall due to Irma. If you must stay in Broward then the following storm shelters have been opened and made available. Those shelters are available here. Please take a moment to reflect on the locations nearest your home. Those shelters are also listed below.

The General Population Shelters are:

Coconut Creek Lyons Creek Middle School
4333 Sol Press Blvd.
Coconut Creek, 33073

Coconut Creek Monarch High School
5050 Wiles Rd.
Coconut Creek, 33073

Coral Springs Coral Glades High School
2700 Sportsplex Dr.
Coral Springs, 33065

Davie Fox Trail Elementary School
1250 Nob Hill Rd.
Davie, 33324

Fort Lauderdale Rock Island Elementary
2350 N.W. 19th Street
Fort Lauderdale, 33311

Fort Lauderdale Atlantic Technical (Arthur Ashe)
1701 N.W. 23rd Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, 33311

Pembroke Park Watkins Elementary School
3250 S.W. 52nd Ave.
Pembroke Park, 33023

Lauderdale Lakes Park Lakes Elementary School
3925 N. State Rd. 7
Lauderdale Lakes, 33319

Miramar Everglades High School
17100 S.W. 48 Court
Miramar, 33027

Miramar New Renaissance Middle School
10701 Miramar Blvd.
Miramar, 33025

Pembroke Pines West Broward High School
500 N.W. 209 Ave.
Pembroke Pines, 33029

Plantation Elementary School
651 N.W. 42nd Ave.
Plantation, 33317

Pompano Beach High School
600 N.E. 13 Ave.
Pompano Beach, 33060

Weston Falcon Cove Middle School
4251 Bonaventure Blvd.
Weston, 33332 

The Pet Friendly Shelter location is:
Tamarac
Millennium Middle School/Challenger Elementary School Campus
5803 NW 94th Ave.
Tamarac, 33321
(Not a general population shelter)

I cannot stress enough the importance of preparedness when it comes to this storm. We have a real possibility of dealing with a life-threatening hurricane in the coming days, so everything that you can do to be ready is of the utmost importance. Our office and staff is here to help in any way we can.

Stay safe,

Senator Gary M. Farmer, Jr.