Staunton announces changes to Hurricane Florence plan

staunton virginiaBased on updated weather forecasts, the City of Staunton is announcing two changes to its plan for Hurricane Florence:


The City will no longer provide sandbags on Friday. Instead, residents can make sandbags from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at the Montgomery Hall Park soccer field parking lot. The City will provide the sand and bags. Be sure to bring a shovel.

Gypsy Hill Park Closure

The closure of Gypsy Hill Park has been cancelled for now, and the park will remain open as usual until further notice. If conditions worsen, City officials may decide to close the park.

Stay Tuned

Due to the evolving nature of the storm track and its projected impact, residents should continue to monitor the City’s website and social media channels for the latest updates, as plans are subject to change.

Follow the City of Staunton’s Facebook and Twitter pages to get the latest information:

Learn more about the City’s plan for Hurricane Florence. 

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