Pinellas County has shared preparation photos of shelter operations, travel restrictions, and lowering of Lake Seminole. As Hurricane Ian approaches the west coast of Florida, Pinellas County officials have been working hard finalizing preparations and evacuations.
Pinellas County remains under a Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning for Hurricane Ian. A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected in the area. Click here to visit the county storm website.
While the track of Ian has shifted Southeast, residents should still prepare for tropical-storm-force winds and storm surge. Tampa Bay is still included in the cone of uncertainty. Pinellas County residents that they should shelter in place by midnight on Tuesday, Sept 27. For the list of shelters in Pinellas County, click here.
Check out these photos of county officials preparing for Hurricane Ian.