In the past few hours tropical storm force winds have started coming in from the East. These winds will increase in strength over the next 6 to 12 hours and can reach up to Cat 2.
All bridges in Volusia county have now been closed due to high winds. They will remain closed until safety officials have had time to inspect the bridges when the winds go below 35MPH.
Irma has dropped 8 – 15 inch in most areas south of Volusia. These conditions are perfect for trees to fall across roads, houses and property.
Starting at 9pm Volusia county will begin a strict corfu. The corfu will last until Sunday when public officials determine it is safe. Please follow the instructions of your local emergency management agency. You may put these safety officials and your self at risk.
Karl Martin KG4HBN
Volusia Amateur Radio Emergency Service