Hurricane Irma Updates

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This page contains all news updates issued by the City of Melbourne regarding Hurricane Irma. This page will be updated as conditions change.

You can also follow the City of Melbourne on Facebook or Twitter.

Countywide updates regarding shelters, evacuation routes, causeway re-openings after the storm, and other important information, will be distributed by Brevard County Emergency Management on their Twitter and Facebook pages.

Text “FOLLOW BREVARDEOC” to 40404 to receive updates from Brevard County by text message.

You can also call 211 with specific questions or concerns.

Prevent Flooding: Do Not Stack Debris on Storm Drains

Post Date:09/20/2017 1:19 PM

 Image showing storm debris stacked on top of a storm drain. Do not do this. Debris can wash into the storm drain and clog it.

Never stack tree trimmings, yard debris or any kind of trash on top of a stormwater drain. These can wash into and clog the inlet, which could cause flooding on your street.

Grass clippings and debris are also harmful to the Indian River Lagoon.

Always remember to keep grass clippings and yard debris out of curbs, the roadway, and away from inlets/stormdrains.

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