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Posted on: November 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Subtropical Storm Nicole

Subtropical Storm Nicole

Subtropical Storm Nicole


Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for our area. Tropical Storm conditions could arrive as early as Wednesday morning along the coast. Orange County remains under a Local State of Emergency and is one of 34 counties in a Florida State of Emergency for Subtropical Storm Nicole.


Sandbags are available inside Town Hall, 230 N. Tubb Street, today and will be available as limited supplies last. A maximum of three bags will be given for each Town address during normal business hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The bag fill site at the intersection of Sadler and Cross is open and unmanned. Please bring your own shovel or trowel to fill your sandbags.

Orange County Schools

Orange County Public Schools are closely monitoring the storm with the National Weather Service and the Orange County Office of Emergency Management. At this time, no decision has been made to cancel school or extracurricular activities.

Sign up for Alerts and Notifications

Sign up to receive emergency alerts and severe weather warnings that could directly impact you and your family. The Town of Oakland is able to send you emergency alerts via text message, email, pager, or voice mail (in extreme cases), based on your preferences. Click on Civic Ready > Sign Up > Select "All Severe Weather Alert

For resources and information on storm preparedness and recovery, visit


  • Duke Energy outage map
  • Report outages:
    • By calling the outage reporting number at (800) 228-8485.
    • Visiting on a desktop computer or mobile device.
    • Texting OUT to 57801 (standard text and data charges may apply).
    • Using the Duke Energy mobile app – Download the Duke Energy App from a smartphone via Apple Store or Google Play.

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