Everglades announces closures in preparation for Tropical Storm Eria

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Date: August 28, 2015
Contact: General Park Information, 305-242-7700
Contact: Media Contact Katie Corrigan, 305-242-7714
Contact: Media Contact Mary Plumb, 305-242-7017

 In the interest of public safety, due to the approach of Tropical Storm Erika, Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks will be closing to visitors at 6:00 pm on Saturday, August 29. 

 

Although the storm’s future track and intensity remain uncertain at this time, the storm is currently forecast to move across south Florida bringing tropical storm force winds, heavy rain and possible flooding. The parks will remain closed at least until Tuesday, September 1 at noon, or until the storm passes and potential clean-up requirements are completed.

 

WHAT: In the interest of public safety, due to the approach of Tropical Storm Erika, Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks will be closing to visitors.

 

WHEN: Both parks will close at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, and will remain closed at least until Tuesday, September 1 at noon, or until the storm passes and potential clean-up requirements are completed.

 

WHERE: Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Parks.



Last updated: August 31, 2015

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