• Update: Publix, Aldi announce store reopenings following Hurricane Irma

    By: WFTV Web Staff


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Schools remain closed, but Central Florida businesses are beginning to reopen after Hurricane Irma hit Sunday night into Monday morning.

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    Curfews could affect some stores' hours.


    A number of Central Florida locations reopened Tuesday, but several in Volusia and Brevard counties remain closed.

    Click or tap here to check the latest store hours and updates.


    Publix announced all but two of its locations in Central Florida will open for regular business hours Wednesday.

    The two locations that remain at "TBD" status are located in Eustis Village and Sorrento Hills Village in Lake County.

    A number of stores remain closed in south Florida.

    Click here to see the list of Publix stores in Florida.


    A number of people have asked us if Walmart is open yet; this link will show you the status of the store closest to your home.


    Target is posting similar information on its website. You can click here to find the status of the Target stores in Central Florida.


    Its Plantation store in Fort Lauderdale has reopened, but, because of power outages, it's unclear when the other stores in Central Florida will open. 


    Operating under regular hours as of Tuesday.


    Most locations are open and have backup generators. More information can be found here.

    Trader Joe’s:

    The store is closed and there is no word on when it will reopen.

    Whole Foods Market:

    Closing times may vary due to curfews in place. Check with the store for hours.

    Altamonte Springs
    Renaissance Center
    305 E. Altamonte Springs, Ste 1000

    Phillips Crossing Center
    8003 Turkey Lake Road
    Orlando, FL

    Winter Park North
    1030 N. Orlando Ave.
    Winter Park, FL 

    Winn Dixie:

    The Winn Dixie at 1260 Palm Coast Parkway SW, Palm Coast is open.

    All its stores are closed until further notice.  Click or tap here for store information.

    Joe Caldwell, corporate communications manager for Southeastern Grocers sent a statement on the stores' opening.

    "Our store teams are making every effort to open their doors so our customers can get the post-hurricane supplies they need.

    "In the Central Florida area, we'll have more than 70 percent of our stores open today, with a small amount working through power, availability and access issues.

    "These stores may not be fully operational, and may operate limited hours or with limited services depending on obstacles outside our control, most namely power."


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