City Of North Port-Alert
NORTH PORT —T Hurricane Elsa has left North Port, with possibly dangerous flooding conditions in the next 24 to 48 hours, according to city officials Friday morning.
Crews continue to monitor the slowly rising waters in the City. The intersection of Tropicaire at Sumter Blvd. is open, however the road is closed westbound from Sumter Blvd. to Taneytown St. Most major throughways are still passable. This is a fluid situation, and things are likely to change hourly.
Our Flood hotline has opened back up. You can call 941-429-7169 with any flooding-related questions, and we’ll do our best to answer them.
The City has opened a shelter at the Morgan Family Community Center for those needing a place to stay. Make sure to bring any necessities you may need.
Sandbags are available beginning at the end of City Center Blvd. next to the Larry Thoennissen Athletic Fields past the George Mullen Activity Center (1602 Kramer Way). Bags, sand, and shovels will be provided for you to fill. Bags will be first-come, first-served and available until supplies run out.