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Clay County remains under state of emergency

10:22 PM, May 5, 2013   |    comments
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CLAY COUNTY, Fla. -- Clay County is still under a declared Local State of Emergency. 

Clay County Emergency Management (CCEM) extended the declaration as a result of continued flooding of homes and roadways in the county.

Damage assessment teams will conduct check homes in affected areas beginning Monday morning. 

Residents are encouraged to contact the Emergency Management Office at (904) 284-7703, to ensure their damage is included in the complete assessment report after the storm.

The CCEM says the Black Creek readings at 7:45 p.m. were reported at the north prong at 15.49', and the south prong was at 15.04'. 

The creek levels are predicted to be below action stage by Monday evening according to the CCEM.

The shelter at the Middleburg First Baptist Church was closed at 8 p.m. on Sunday.

No residents checked into the shelter during the time it was opened.

The phone bank is closed, but residents with concerns or questions regarding flooding or damage can still call Clay County Emergency Management at (904) 284-7703.

The American Red Cross will be at Clay County Fire Station 14, located at 4003 Everett Ave in Middleburg at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 6 to distribute clean up kits to residents in need. 

These units are free of charge to Clay Residents.

Old Ferry Boat Ramp and Main Street Boat Ramp remain closed.

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