Publix closes Central Florida stores due to Hurricane Ian

Store closings vary county-by-county

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Publix Supermarkets on Wednesday updated closing information for hundreds of its Florida stores, including most Central Florida counties, because of Hurricane Ian.

Stores in the following counties will close at 12 p.m. Wednesday and are expected to remain closed through Thursday.

Publix said the stores are anticipated to reopen on Friday.

  • Sumter
  • Orange
  • Lake

-- #815 (717 N. 14th Street in Leesburg)

-- #447 (1120 Bichara Blvd. in The Villages)

  • Citrus
  • Seminole
  • Marion
  • Osceola
  • Volusia

Other stores may modify their hours based on the track of the storm. Customers should check with their local store to find out when it will close and reopen.

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To see the status of the Publix store near you, visit the Publix website.

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