As of Monday morning, emergency officials in Franklin County have issued a mandatory evacuation order for all barrier islands in Franklin County, including St. George and Dog Island, as well as for the low-lying areas of Alligator Point, Bald Point and St Teresa. Franklin County is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning and experts say tropical storm force winds and coastal storm surge flooding may occur in Franklin County as early as Monday afternoon.
**Visitors are encouraged to check with your lodging provider for specific instructions regarding your accommodation reservation.**
Franklin County Emergency Management Hotline: 850-653-4206 http://www.franklinemergencymanagement.com
Florida Emergency Information 24-hour hotline: 800-342-3557
Florida Division of Emergency Management website http://www.floridadisaster.org/index.asp
National Hurricane Center website http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
Florida 511 Traveler Information website http://www.fl511.com/
Posted on Aug 27, 2012 at 8:32 AM