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Tropical Storm Isaias

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Hurricane Isaias - NHC Forecast Track

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is currently tracking Tropical Storm Isaias, which was downgraded from hurricane status in the evening hours of Saturday, August 1.

As of the morning of Sunday, August 2, Tropical Storm Isaias was already located 45 miles east of Fort Lauderdale's coast and heading north. All Hurricane Warnings in South Florida have been cancelled, and the Tropical Storm Warning is only in effect for Palm Beach County and the coastal areas of Broward County. Please monitor www.nhc.noaa.gov and local news outlets for forecast updates. 

The greater Sunrise area is still likely to experience wind gusts and heavy rainfall throughout Sunday.

We strongly advise residents to take this opportunity to review their household emergency plan and stock at least 7 days of hurricane supplies during this season. Preparedness resources are available at www.sunrisefl.gov/hurricane.  

 

 

City Programs and Services

Garbage, Recycling, and Bulk Trash. Sunrise trash and recycling collection were completed as regularly scheduled on Friday, July 31. Please continue to leave all garbage and recycling carts as well as bulk trash inside at this time. No items should be left out for collection on Sunday, August 2.

COVID-19 Testing. Due to potential disruptions from Tropical Storm Isaias, local State- and County-operated COVID-19 testing sites were closed from Friday, July 31, through Tuesday, August 4. Impacted locations in and around Sunrise include Markham Park (16001 W State Rd. 84), Sawgrass Mills (12801 W Sunrise Boulevard), and Lauderhill Sports Park (7500 W Oakland Park Boulevard).

Events. The drive-thru Back to School Round-Up event originally scheduled for Saturday, August 1, was rescheduled for Saturday, August 8. Please see our event page for details.

Parks and Recreation FacilitiesAll Leisure Services facilities will be closed on Sunday, August 2.  This includes all parks, the Civic Center Athletic Club, the Village Beach Club pool, the Sunrise Tennis Club, and the Bridges at Springtree Golf Club.

Water & Utilities.  Sunrise Utilities, along with the South Florida Water Management District, proactively ensured that canals and waterways were lowered in preparation for heavy rainfall. To mitigate localized flooding from excessive rain, please help yourself and your neighbors by keeping stormwater drainage clear of debris.