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Some First Coast shelters remain open in the wake of Tropical Storm Debby

5:19 PM, Jun 27, 2012   |    comments
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First Coast News has learned some shelters remain open on the First Coast due to Tropical Storm Debby, while others have closed due to the storm being downgraded to a tropical depression.

The American Red Cross announced Wednesday a shelter has opened at New Life Baptist Church, 1058 Wheeler Street in St. George, Ga.

Bradford County has opened an emergency shelter at Starke Elementary at 1000 West Weldon Street.

Nassau County has opened a shelter at Hilliard Middle-Senior High School, 1 Flashes Avenue, Hilliard.

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The Red Cross has opened a shelter for families affected by flooding in Baker County. Macclenny Elementary School, located at 1 Wildkitten Drive, has been opened as a shelter for Baker County residents.

Columbia County has a shelter open at Richardson Middle School.  The school is located at 646 SE Pennsylvania Street in Lake City. The county has also activated their Citizen's Information Center.  The phone number to call is 386-719-7530. Officials there said additional shelters will be opened as the conditions warrant.

Suwannee County has opened a shelter at the Coliseum. The address for the shelter is 1302 11th Street in Live Oak.

The Red Cross had also opened a shelter at Clay High School. However, due to improving weather conditions in Clay County they have now closed that shelter. If the situation warrants, they said they will reopen the shelter.

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