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Final Update for TS ETA -11:30am – November 9, 2020

By admin | November 9, 2020

The TS warning is lifted for the Keys but be careful of squally weather for a day or two. We had our final EOC call for TS Eta at 1130. The shelters are closed. Schools, KCB City Hall, and most offices will be open tomorrow.  The Farmers Market in KCB has been given permission to …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 9am – November 9, 2020

By admin | November 9, 2020

Eta was kind enough to pass to our east, putting us on the left side of the storm, greatly lessening our impacts.  Your Police and city staff did a great job preparing and keeping us safe throughout the night.  Please give them a big thank you. We are opening canals at 12:00 PM today, but …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 5pm – November 8, 2020

By admin | November 8, 2020

The storm is progressing as forecasted.   TS force winds should be arriving soon with the possibility of hurricane force late tonight as the eye approaches.  Storm surge is still forecasted to be 1 to 3 feet. Fisherman’s Hospital is closed. Please do not travel until the winds subside sometime tomorrow. Our police and building department …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 11:30am – November 8, 2020

By admin | November 8, 2020

Eta is expected to be a hurricane in our area with 75 mph winds and 2 to 3 feet of storm surge. KCB canals will close at 3 pm so we can secure our boats. Liveaboards and mobile homes are under a mandatory evacuation starting at 5 pm.   The shelters are open. Tramastar will stop …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 5pm – November 7, 2020

By admin | November 7, 2020

We are currently in a TS warning and Hurricane watch.   The watch is because Eta’s winds are near hurricane force and it is expected to hold it’s strength.  We are also in a storm surge watch, but predictions for KCB have not changed from the 1 to 2 feet previously predicted.   As with wind, always …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 11:30am – November 7, 2020

By admin | November 7, 2020

The Keys are in a Tropical Storm Warning. TS Eta is becoming better organized and has stronger winds at 50 mph and could go to 60 mph soon.   The track is tending more toward the east bringing the center across the Key Largo area.  The wind field and rain effects can still be widespread so …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 5pm – November 6, 2020

By admin | November 6, 2020

TS Eta is still very disorganized and expected to arrive near KCB with TS winds on Sunday afternoon or evening. Rainfall is still expected to be from 5 to 10 inches with areas of 15 inches and be mostly to the North and East of the storm. Tides are still expected to be 1 to …

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EOC Call for TS ETA – 11:30am – November 6, 2020

By admin | November 6, 2020

KCB will follow the County’s lead and declare a Local State of Emergency for TS Eta tomorrow morning at an Emergency Commission Meeting 11 am. Not much more information on the storm’s development.  The county emergency managers will hold another call at 5 pm today when we expect more information from the Hurricane Hunter aircraft. …

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TS ETA EOC Coordinating Call – November 5, 2020

By admin | November 5, 2020

TS Eta will start heading our way and be over water tonight.  It is expected to strengthen and arrive in the Florida Straits Monday morning.  However, it is expected to be a very large storm (100+ miles in width) with heavy rain and possibly TS force winds starting in the Keys as early as Sunday.  …

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ETA EOC Coordinating Call – Wednesday November 4, 2020

By admin | November 4, 2020

Today we had our first EOC coordinating call on TS Eta.  Key information: The NWS will not have a good idea of what kind of storm we will see from the remnants of ETA until Friday morning or afternoon. The thinking now is that it will be a TS or Nor’easter type gale as it …

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