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Posted on: July 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Tropical Storm Elsa Update on July 5

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The City of Key West has declared a State of Local Emergency due to potential effects of Tropical Storm Elsa.


 The following items are precautions. 

  • The Lower Keys Shuttle will not have service on Monday, July 5th.
  • Transit’s North and South Lines and the Duval Loop have stopped service at Noon on Monday, July 5th.
  • All City offices are closed on Tuesday, July 6th.
  • The Special City Commission Meeting schedule to meet on Tuesday, July 6th, was cancelled, and has been rescheduled for Monday, July 12th at 5:00 PM.
  • Monday trash pickup will proceed as normal. Put bins away before Monday afternoon.
  • The Transfer Station will be closed on Tuesday, July 6.
  • There will be NO trash pickup on Tuesday, July 6. The pickup schedule has been shifted forward by one (1) day for this week only. If your pickup schedule is for Tuesday, your new service pickup will be Wednesday, Wednesday service will now be on Thursday, etc.
  • Do not put out large items or excess yard waste; it will become a hazard in the storm.
  • Key West City Parks and the Community Pool will close at noon on Monday.

The City of Key West has opened an information hotline at 305-809-1101. In addition, Monroe County has up-to-date information at on their emergency management webpage.

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