The Latest cone for Hurricane Ian has Hurricane Warnings stretching into Collier County. Evacuation notices have occurred.
According to NBC2 “Collier County has issued a mandatory evacuation notice for Zone A. Those living in the immediate coastal areas, west and south of US Highway 41”.
Collier County Evacuation Shelters
Collier has also opened up shelters. Oak Ridge Middle School, Corkscrew Middle School, Golden Gate Middle School, and Immokalee Middle School are all open. They are serving as pet-friendly shelters. If you don’t have a pet with you, Golden Gate High School, Gulf Coast High School, and Immokalee High School. Those are all serving as non-pet friendly pet shelters. All the details you need before you go are at https://www.colliercountyfl.gov/
Additionally, get more info at our Storm Center. Lee County Evacuation notices. Charlotte County evacuation notices.
2022 Hurricane Central - Preparedness Guide
Hurricane Central – Preparedness Guide gives you the updated information you may need in the event of a hurricane. Just because 2021 was a quiet year for storms doesn’t mean we can ever let our guard down. This guide is sponsored by local businesses here in SWFL. Gavin’s Ace Hardware, Sean King Law, and Powerhouse Home Services.
- Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the local hurricane evacuation route(s) to take and have a plan for where you can stay. Contact your local emergency management agency for more information.
- Put together a go-bag: disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, first aid supplies, medications, and copies of your critical information if you need to evacuate
- If you are not in an area that is advised to evacuate and you decide to stay in your home, plan for adequate supplies in case you lose power and water for several days and you are not able to leave due to flooding or blocked roads.
- Make a family emergency communication plan.
- Many communities have text or email alerting systems for emergency notifications. To find out what alerts are available in your area, search the Internet with your town, city, or county name and the word “alerts.”