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What's Going On?

Current Condition of the City

Potential Impacts from Rising Levels in Lake Toho

The City of Kissimmee has released a map that provides a visual reference for residents to identify areas bordering or close to Lake Toho that may be affected by rising lake levels. The map identifies any area at or below the same elevation Lake Toho is expected to reach and does not reflect any guarantee that such areas would see flood waters.

The City asks residents to review the map and take any necessary action to keep themselves, families, and property safe as we continue monitoring water levels. If residents need to evacuate, the Osceola Heritage Park shelter (pet-friendly) is open.

We ask residents to stay alert for any evacuation orders. Flooding may be expected to peak from October 7 to 12. If your street floods, it may restrict access to and from your home. Some structures may experience water intrusion. Officials advise you to prepare your home in case of possible flooding and to consider moving to a safe location, especially if you have any medical concerns and may require assistance.

While flood waters continue to recede around the City, some areas still see flooding. The City is working closely with Osceola County Emergency Management to make assistance available to affected residents and businesses.

View the Lake Toho Flood Map

 

Lake Toho Flood Information

Solid Waste

Household garbage, recycling, and yard waste

Collection has resumed on its regular schedule

Debris and bulk pickup

Crews are assessing the area and will begin debris and bulk pick up starting on Saturday, October 8. There will be no charge for debris and bulk pickup at this time. 

How to prepare your debris: 

  • Separate tree debris from construction debris

  • Place debris on the curb, but not on the street

  • Separate debris from regular household waste

  • Do not place debris next to a mailbox

Transportation Updates

 

LYNX

LYNX fixed route service has begun operating Sunday/Holiday schedule through the weekend. Please visit golynx.com for additional information.

SunRail

SunRail suffered significant infrastructure damage due to the storm. Service in Osceola County will be suspended for at least the next several weeks as they work on repairs.  

A bus bridge between Kissimmee stations and the Meadow Woods SunRail station will be in place until normal service is restored. 

Road Closures

Residents and visitors are urged to avoid venturing onto flooded roadways – many of which are still impassable. We’ve seen plenty of vehicles getting stuck. Osceola County continues to update their map of road closures Osceola.org.

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