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Tropical Storm Idalia Update - Sandbags available in Leesburg

Tropical Storm Idalia Update - Sandbags available in Leesburg

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For immediate Release:  August 28, 2023
Contact:  Office of the City Manager
                       352-728-9786 ext. 1100

Tropical Storm Idalia update 

Sandbags available in Leesburg


          LEESBURG, FL – To assist citizens preparing for Tropical Storm Idalia, the Leesburg Public Works Department has sandbags available at the city’s Susan Street Athletic Complex. The site, located at 940 Susan Street in Leesburg, will be open from 8:00am- 5:00pm on Monday and Tuesday, August 28 and 29. Residents must bring their own shovels and bag their own sand. Sandbags are limited to 10 per household.

          Leesburg will post storm updates on the city’s website at and Facebook at  Storm information is also available on the Lake County government website at


Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 28,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg is also a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit