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Several Flagler County parks closed until further notice

November 10, 2022 – Several Flagler County Parks are closed until further notice because of flooding caused by Hurricane Nicole – Herschel King Park, Bings Landing, Moody Boat Ramp, Bull Creek Fish Camp, Russell Landing, Shell Bluff, and Princess Place Preserve. “This is all because of flooding,” said General Services Director Mike Dickson. “The floating docks are unusable. We won’t be able to set them until the water recedes.” Though Hurricane Nicole has largely passed, the next two high tides – 9 p.m. tonight and 9 a.m. Friday – will impact water levels in Flagler County. At the www.flaglercounty.gov/emergency website, residents can sign…
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Waste Pro to resume regular pickup schedule Friday in unincorporated Flagler

November 10, 2022 – Waste Pro will resume its regular pickup schedule Friday for unincorporated Flagler County, including normal recycling and yard waste collection. Due to minimal storm debris, the county does not intend to provide additional vegetation debris removal generated from Hurricane Nicole. “While Hurricane Nicole did a number on our dunes and beaches, the affects were minimal to the majority of the county,” said County Administrator Heidi Petito. “Collection processes will return to normal tomorrow We ask residents to please follow Waste Pro Guidelines for debris pickup.” Loose leaves and small twigs must be contained to enable collection efforts.…
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Evacuation order lifted, shelter to close

November 10, 2022 – Flagler County officials shortly after noon rescinded the evacuation order for the barrier island and started the process of closing the shelter at Rymfire Elementary School as the strongest effects of Hurricane Nicole have subsided. “We nevertheless urge residents to use caution, particularly along the coastline, as the county recovers from the storm,” Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord said. “There are some road closures on State Road A1A, as well as unsafe areas along our coastline, we urge everyone to remain off the barrier island.” There are road closures in the following locations: State Road A1A at…
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Evacuations orders effective 3:30 p.m. for barrier island, shelter to open at the same time because of Tropical Storm Nicole

November 9, 2022 – Evacuation orders are effective at 3:30 p.m. today for residents and visitors in Zone A, the barrier island from Flagler Beach to Marineland, as well as mobile homes and RVs countywide, as issued by Flagler County because of Tropical Storm Nicole. “We urge those who are going to stay with relatives, friends or at hotels to complete their evacuation by noon,” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. “This will clear that traffic by the time the evacuation order is effective. It will open at 3:30 p.m.” The shelter location is Rymfire Elementary, 1425 Rymfire Drive, Palm Coast,…
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