PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla – The County Information Center is open today, Sept. 24, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. to answer preparedness questions about Tropical Storm Ian. Call 727-464-4333.
Residents who are deaf or hard of hearing can contact the County Information Center via online chat at www.bit.ly/PinellasChat
Latest storm developments:
Tropical Depression #9 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Ian by the National Hurricane Center. Pinellas County remains in the five-day cone of uncertainty.
Pinellas County response/action
- Pinellas County is monitoring the track of Tropical Storm Ian.
- Web updates to be posted online at www.pinellascounty.org, on Facebook @PinellasCountyNews and Twitter @PinellasCoNews
Advice & information for residents
- Stay informed:
- Sign up for Alert Pinellas at www.pinellascounty.org/alertpinellas and download the new Ready Pinellas app in the App Store or Google Play store for real-time storm updates.
- Monitor local news media, National Weather Service, www.pinellascounty.org,
- Facebook @PinellasCountyNews and Twitter @PinellasCoNews
- Review tips and planning tools in the 2022 All Hazards Preparedness Guide online at www.pinellascounty.org/emergency
Pinellas County updated evacuation zones for the 2022 hurricane season. Check your evacuation zone one of the following ways:
- Visit storm.pinellascounty.org
- Download the Ready Pinellas app
- Call 727-453-3150 from a landline; enter 10-digit home phone number
Review disaster plans:
- Purchase necessary items to complete survival kit now
- Prepare kit and gather important papers
- Review checklist online at www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/prepareahead.htm
- Download a registration form for pet shelters now by visiting www.pinellascounty.org/emergency/petpreparedness
Inspect and clear your gutters and nearby storm drain inlets of debris to help prevent flooding.