Weather Updates from The City of Clermont
Welcome to the City of Clermont's designated weather updates page.
We hope you'll find this information to be helpful, especially during Hurricane Season, June 1 to Nov. 30.
Questions? Please email email@example.com or call 352-394-4081 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
What to Do with Sandbags
The City of Clermont gave out about 1,800 sandbags on July 6 in anticipation of Elsa.
Wondering what to do with your sandbags post-Elsa?
It is recommended to save them for future use, as Hurricane Season goes until Nov. 30.
If you are unable to store them, the proper disposal method is to empty the sand into your yard; the sand will filter into the grass and be an effective top dressing. Save and reuse the empty bags if you can, or place them in the trash.
*Please note that the City of Clermont's sanitation services will not collect filled bags.*
Make a plan for your family and your pets.
Determine where you would shelter if needed. Find a list of Lake County's emergency shelters at https://www.lakecountyfl.gov/hurricane_guide/lake_county_shelter_locations.aspx.
Create a disaster supply kit. For details, visit https://www.ready.gov/kit.
Stay informed. Sign up for Lake County severe weather alerts at https://www.alertlake.com.
Secure loose outdoor furniture and other outside items so they don't become projectiles.
Trim your trees, clean any debris (including in your gutters), check your insurance policy and get your roof inspected.
For more information on how to prepare before a storm, visit https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes#prepare.
Know where the "Safe Room" is in your home.
Stay away from doors, windows and skylights.
Only open the refrigerator when necessary.
Stay informed of local news and weather.
- Turn on your NOAA weather radio.
- Watch for Lake County severe weather alerts. (If you haven't signed up yet, visit https://www.alertlake.com.)
- Call Lake County's Citizens Information Line (if activated) at 352-253-9999.
For more information on what to do during a storm, visit https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes#during.
Avoid downed, loose or dangling powerlines.
Ensure food safety. When in doubt, throw it out.
Use proper safety equipment/clothing when cleaning up debris.
Take photos of damage to your house, furnishings and surroundings for insurance.
Drive only when necessary, and avoid flooded roads. If traffic lights are out, treat the intersection as a four-way stop.
Contact family, friends and neighbors as soon as possible.
Regarding disposal of sandbags, it is recommended to save sandbags for future use. If you are unable to store them, the proper disposal method is to empty the sand into your yard and save the empty bags for future reuse, or place them in the trash. The sand will filter into the grass and be an effective top dressing. *Please note that the City of Clermont's sanitation services will not collect filled bags.*
For more information on what to do after a storm, visit https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes#after.
Lake County Government:
Lake County severe weather alert signup:
National Weather Service Forecast Office Melbourne:
Florida Division of Emergency Management:
National Hurricane Center:
Federal Emergency Management Agency: