The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for Hernando County from late tonight through Thursday morning.
• Freezing Temperatures – Possible 2 or more hours of temperatures at or below freezing.
• Temperatures expected to fall between 29 to 32 degrees across portions of the county.
• Residents are urged to actively monitor their favorite news station or the National Weather Service at (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/tbw/).
• Residents should stay indoors and cover or move plants that are sensitive to cold indoors.
• Bring pets inside to protect them from the cold.
• Individuals that need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance:
Men’s Shelter Women’s Shelter ‘Mary’s House’
1090 Mondon Hill Road 1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34605 Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103 Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.109
Hernando County Emergency Management will continue to monitor the situation. The EOC is not activated. Use normal office numbers to contact the EM staff. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.