District to close all public lands as Tropical Storm Nicole approaches east coast

Map showing track of hurricane Nicole

District urges residents to take precautions as the forecast is predicting heavy rainfall across the 18-county region.

Map showing track of hurricane Nicole

District urges residents to take precautions as the forecast is predicting heavy rainfall across the 18-county region.

PALATKA, Fla., Nov. 8, 2022 —The St. Johns River Water Management District is closing all District-managed navigational locks, campgrounds and properties, to include trails and day-use areas, throughout its 18-county region beginning Wednesday. Nov. 9.

Additionally, the Palm Bay Service Center will be closed Wednesday through Friday. District Headquarters and the Apopka and Jacksonville Service Centers will close beginning Thursday, Nov. 10, excluding Emergency Operations staff.

Please check the District’s website for the latest on land re-openings at   https://www.clone.sjrwmd.com/lands/recreation/announcements/.

Visit the District’s website at www.sjrwmd.com/localgovernments/flooding/ for information and links to flood statements and warnings, river stages, and local government emergency contacts.