September 28, 2023

Householders within the Sumter County portion of The Villages are being reminded that their properties have been constructed to face up to Idalia’s predicted winds.

Forward of the anticipated hurricane, the county issued an announcement indicating that residents of The Villages are in properties not solely constructed above the 100-year floodplain, but additionally constructed to requirements to face up to the anticipated winds.

County officers are urging residents to shelter in place throughout Idalia’s affect.

A useful video concerning sheltering is accessible at

The Turtle Mound Govt Golf Course was amongst people who flooded throughout Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Probably the most extreme storm in latest reminiscence in The Villages was Hurricane Irma in 2017. Excluding the Historic Aspect of The Villages, there was no flooding from Irma. The basins protected properties from flooding and as an alternative flooded the golf programs which is by design.