The National Weather Service has announced Tropical Storm Cindy as no longer a threat to Leon County. While sandbag locations will close today, June 21 at 5 p.m., Leon County will continue to closely monitor the current weather situation that headed west towards Texas and Lousiana.
Leon County is still expected to receive rain through tommorrow, June 22. Here are tips to stay safe while navigating in the rain:
- Turn on headlights. If your windshield wipers are on, your headlights should be on too.
- Slow down. Driving the speed limit is for ideal conditions. When it’s raining, allow for more time to get to your destination.
- Stay alert. When conditions are less than ideal, stay focused on what’s going on around you.
Leon County advises that residents should monitor the latest forecasts and be prepared to take the necessary precautions to protect life and property.
Any and all flood water should be considered to be contaminated. Residents are encouraged not to attempt to walk through floodwaters. Do not allow children to play in, wade through or swim in flood water.
Residents requiring more information or assistance should call Leon County Emergency Management at (850) 606-3700.This update was submitted at 6/21/2017 4:35:17 PM