Hurricane Dorian Information and Updates

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This page contains all news updates issued by the City of Melbourne regarding Hurricane Dorian. 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.

To get text alerts from the county, text the number 888777 with the message BrevardEOC.

You can also call 211 with specific questions or concerns. If you don't have a 321 area code, you can call 321-632-6688. 

Sandbag Distribution Will Continue Sept. 1

Post Date:08/31/2019 3:00 PM

The City of Melbourne will continue distributing sandbags again tomorrow, September 1. Distribution will begin at 8 a.m. and will continue until we run out of sandbags. 

Please note: Proof of residency in the City of Melbourne is required. You must live within the city limits of the City of Melbourne to qualify for free sandbags.

Location: Club 52/Greyhound Park, 1100 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL 32935

Entrance: Please enter at the entrance to the American Muscle Car Museum on Sarno Road west of Wickham Road.

Up to 10 filled sandbags per vehicle will be provided to those with proof that they reside within the City limits of Melbourne. 

About Sandbags

  • Not all homes need sandbags. If you are in a low-lying area that is prone to flooding, sandbags may be used to protect your home by placing them across doorways to prevent water from entering the building. 
  • Visit the Brevard County Flood Zone Map and plug in your address to determine whether you live in a flood zone. 

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