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Subtropical Storm Nicole Update – Town of Jupiter
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Tropical Storm Nicole Update

Thursday, November 10 – 1:30 pm

EVACUATION ORDER LIFTED: Palm Beach County has lifted the mandatory evacuation order for Zones A and B. Residents who evacuated may now return to their homes.

PARKS UPDATE: Cinquez Park, including the dog park, has reopened to visitors. Jupiter Community Park and Abacoa Community Park, including all athletic fields and facilities, remain closed. These parks will reopen once conditions allow.

BEACH UPDATE: All Town of Jupiter crossovers, except for those closed prior to Hurricane Nicole (45, 46 and 50), have been assessed for safety and have been reopened for use. The beaches do contain some storm debris and surf conditions are ranging from six to 10 feet so please use caution if visiting the beach.

Thursday, November 10 – 10:30 am

While Hurricane Nicole has left the Jupiter area, the Town has experienced some minor flooding and damage, including downed trees, from last night’s winds. Should you decide to venture out, please proceed with caution as there are traffic signals around Town that are inoperable. Remember, if a traffic signal is inoperable, the intersection should be treated as a four-way stop. Be on the lookout for emergency personnel, including those from FPL, and give them room to work as they re-establish service to Jupiter.

The Jupiter Police Department is monitoring damage from Hurricane Nicole, continues to patrol and is available to answer emergency calls. Anyone needing to report an emergency should call 911.

Jupiter’s Town Hall and Community Center are closed today due to Hurricane Nicole and will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day. Additionally, all Town parks, including Jupiter Community Park, Cinquez Park and Abacoa Community Park, including athletic fields and facilities, are closed until further notice as Town staff assess conditions. Parks will be re-opened as soon as it is determined it is safe to do so.

WASTE COLLECTION: As a reminder, there will be no waste collection in Jupiter today. Waste Management will resume regular collection service on Friday.

LOSS OF ELECTRICITY: Should you experience a loss of electricity, please reach out directly to FPL at 1-800-4-OUTAGE (1-800-468-8243) or on the web at www.fpl.com/Storm. Please note, the Town cannot assist with a power outage and all reports should be made directly to FPL.

Never approach a downed power line. Report downed lines to FPL and avoid the line, which may still have electricity flowing through it.

SAFE GENERATOR USE: Remember, generators should never be operated inside a home, including in a garage. Generators should be operated 20 feet from the home, with the exhaust pointed away from the any doors or windows, including those of neighbors. 

Residents are encouraged to stay up-to-date on local weather forecasts as the storm progresses. For the latest information from the Town of Jupiter: 

  • Follow the Town on Facebook (@TownofJupiter), Twitter (@townofjupiter), Instagram (@townofjupiterfl) or find us on Nextdoor by searching for Town of Jupiter.
  • Sign up for email notifications at www.jupiter.fl.us/NotifyMe.
  • Visit the Town’s storm information webpage at www.jupiter.fl.us/Storm.
  • Call the Resident Information Line at 561-743-7013.

Download the JupConnect app on your Apple or Android device. Not only does the app allow you to receive important updates from the Town, but also allows you to easily report flooding, downed trees or other storm damage.

Courtesy: Town of Jupiter

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