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Hallandale handing out sandbags, opens emergency shelter, Dania closes parks

The City of Hallandale Beach is currently experiencing severe weather and flooding conditions. Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue is in the process of accessing the situation. As a result of the current condition sand bags are being provided to city residents and an emergency shelter has been opened in collaboration with the American Red Cross.

Sand and bags are immediately available for City residents and Businesses only at the Public Works Compound located at 630 NW 2ND Street.  The Red Cross has opened up an emergency shelter at the Cultural Community Center, 410 SE 3RD Street.  Food, blankets and cots are being provided at the emergency shelter.

If you are experiencing severe flooding and need to be evacuated call 911.  Do not utilize any electrical appliances and items if you are experiencing any kind of flooding until the water has received completely from the home.

The severe weather is expected to continue until 5:00 this evening.  Please tune into 1620 am for continued up to date information.

SW 30 Ave. between Hallandale Beach Blvd. & Pembroke Road is flooded. Avoid driving in this area for the next several hours.

The Dania Beach Recreation Department has closed all city parks and scheduled programs for today are cancelled. The regular schedule will resume tomorrow at 9:00 AM.

Please click on link below for all the updates

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Posted by Andrea Freygang on Dec 18 2009. Filed under Broward County, Hallandale, Local news, Weather. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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