Even though today is a holiday [Veteran’s Day] this will not shift our pick-up days back by a day. Garbage/Recycling will be tomorrow and yard waste will be Friday. Thank you to Jessica for bringing this to our attention.
We also want to let everyone know that there are areas in front of the club house and in the back field that are now taped off with caution tape for ongoing irrigation work. Please do not enter these areas until work is done and the tape is removed. Also please let your children know who wait for the bus to stay out of these areas. We do not want anyone getting hurt.
As storms and hurricanes often do, Tropical Storm Eta has changed course and is now going to cross over Florida tomorrow. Local news is reporting it will make landfall around Tampa overnight. This will bring us gusty winds and rain starting tonight and through tomorrow.
Please be careful on the roads if you need to drive during the storm.
To keep everyone updated: it appears that Tropical Storm Eta is just meandering out in the Gulf and is projected to dissipate as it nears the panhandle. Currently, it will only bring us bands of rain and mild winds for the coming days.
We are keeping an eye on the latest weather disturbance that could affect Florida, Tropical Storm Laura. The current path shows it crossing just below the tip of Florida then going out into the Gulf and not posing any threat to the Central Florida area. But if it shifts course that could all change. We will post updates here, especially if that course change were to happen. You can see NOAA’s latest report HERE.
Dorian has dropped to a category 2 and is moving north with no landfall with Florida.
The curfew for Osceola County is still happening tonight at 11 PM and ending at 6 AM
All area theme parks have closed for the evening and you will find many stores and restaurants also closed early or closed for all day.
Tomorrow morning the HOA will begin the process of having the pools checked (our pool service must inspect and give us an OK) for reopening and working with Envera to bring our gate system back up.
Garbage/recycling service is projected to be Friday morning and yard waste pick-up on Saturday morning, but Waste Management may have to change their schedule so the HOA will check with them in the morning and we will post definite schedules for this week as soon as we know.
Hurricane Dorian has started its turn north and is not projected to make landfall according to the current projected path. News reports say Central Florida should start feeling effects tomorrow night as it passes by. There is also a curfew set for Osceola County starting at 11 PM Tuesday until 6 AM Wednesday. Many businesses in that area and in surrounding counties will have shorter hours tomorrow or may not be opening at all. You may want to call ahead if you need to visit a local business. Lake County schools will remain closed through at least Wednesday.
The HOA will have the gates operational and the pools re-opened as soon as they deem the storm and its effects are far enough past us.
Currently, Hurricane Dorian is about to hit the Bahamas. The projected path shows it slowing down as it crosses land and then shifting to the North and moving along the coast past Florida, Georgia, and the Carolina’s, not making landfall in Florida at all. This could leave us with just getting some rain and wind but nothing devastating. But until the storm is actually past Central Florida everyone should keep monitoring its path in case of any sudden changes in direction. We do know Lake County schools will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Keep yourselves and families safe!
The pool / club house areas are now closed until further notice. Volunteers have secured all items there. We will reopen it as soon as weather conditions clear after the hurricane passes.
Please remember to remove all items from your yards and porches that can be blown about by the wind. This includes your trash & recycling bins. Place them in your garage to prevent them from becoming projectiles from wind gusts.