Media Contact: Eunicia Baker, MPA - Senior Public Information Officer
City of North Miami
305-893.6511 Ext. 12160
ebaker@northmiamifl.gov

TROPICAL STORM ISAAC - North Miami Advisory #1

North Miami, FL – 8/26/2012

The City of North Miami along with Miami-Dade County, are monitoring Tropical Storm Isaac.

Miami-Dade County is currently under a Hurricane Watch. Hurricane conditions are possible on Sunday and Monday. Projected weather impact is expected to be sustained winds from 35-45 mph with gusts from 50-60 mph and potential rain/flooding 5-10 inches late Sunday through early Monday.

High winds and heavy rain cause dangerous conditions. Heavy flooding is expected. Although portions of our City east of Biscayne Blvd. /US1 are in an evacuation zone, no evacuations have been ordered at this time.

At this time, no decision has been made regarding the status of City and County operations or Miami-Dade County School classes on Monday. The City of North Miami does not intend to activate its Emergency Operations Center at this time.

We urge residents and City employees to stay tuned to local media for updates. Detailed information on this system can be found at www.nhc.noaa.gov (Mobile: www.nhc.noaa.gov/mobile).

For forecast information specific to our area please visit http://weather.gov/miami.

We should all be prepared throughout the hurricane season. Find tips on preparedness for your home and family below. For preparedness information, visit www.northmiamifl.gov/hurricane or Miami Dade County at www.miamidade.gov/hurricane.

To find out information on the impact of Tropical Storm Isaac, including possible shelter openings, call Miami-Dade County by dialing 3-1-1 or 305-468-5900.

North Miami employees must call the Employee Information Line at 305-891-9801 after 4 p.m. on Sunday to verify report to work procedures on Monday.

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