Power and water will not be purposefully turned off before a storm.
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No current mandatory evacuations have been ordered in the City of Key West or Monroe County for residents or visitors. Visitors can find more information at www.fla-keys.com.
Right now, there are no changes to the garbage schedules. If there is a change, garbage, yard waste, and recyclables collection will resume after the storm has passed and it is safe.
Solid waste pickups will be discussed and likely based on wind speeds. If wind speeds are predicted at more than 35 mph, it makes it unsafe for the collection vehicles to be on the road.
More information on the City's solid waste provider can be found here.
Bridges do not close before a storm.
Conditions can make it unsafe for emergency vehicles and high-profile vehicles to cross bridges due to high winds. Once winds reach 35 mph, high-profile vehicles should not operate until safe conditions resume.