Here are some helpful local resources as we all prepare for Hurricane Ian’s impact, including 12-18 inches of rainfall forecasted over the next couple days.
The City of Oviedo’s website has information on evacuation routes, city tornado sirens, trash collection updates, price gouging, city department contacts and family disaster planning. Oviedo’s Emergency Operations Center hotline is 407-971-5637. Get text alerts about storm preparation by texting Text Storm2022 to 888-777. You can also get updates on the city’s Facebook page.
See the latest on city building and park closures, find sandbag locations and get updates on yard waste and trash pick up on the City of Winter Springs’ website. Sign up for e-alerts from the city here. The city’s post-storm assistance hotline is 407-327-2669. The general population shelter, which is pet friendly, is at Winter Springs High School, 130 Tuskawilla Road in Winter Springs. The city’s special needs shelter is at Layer Elementary School, 4201 State Road 419 in Winter Springs.
Seminole County’s Hurricane Ian Dashboard has information school and building closures, fraud, public transportation information, prescription refills, generator safety and special-needs shelters.
Track the storm
Keep up to date on where Hurricane Ian is and what advisories are in place on the National Hurricane Center’s website.