The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for Hernando County from 1 a.m. Tuesday Night to 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to fall between 26 to 28 degrees.
• Freezing Temperatures – Possible 4 or more hours of freezing temperatures 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:
1090 Mondon Hill Road
Brooksville, FL 34605
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103
Women’s Shelter ‘Mary’s House’
1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34601
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 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.