SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Here’s a list of evacuation information, open shelters, and community resources available in Sarasota County for Hurricane Ian. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.

Shut offs

Water to the barrier islands in Sarasota will shut off.

Shelters/Evacuation Centers (All are pet friendly)

  • Atwater Elementary School – 4701 Huntsville Ave, North Port, FL 34288
  • Booker High School – 3201 N Orange Ave, Sarasota, FL 34234
  • Brookside Middle School – 3636 S Shade Ave, Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Fruitville Elementary School – 601 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Gulf Gate Elementary School – 6500 S Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Heron Creek Middle School – 6501 W Price Blvd, North Port, FL 34291
  • North Port High School – 6400 W Price Blvd, North Port, FL 34291
  • Phillippi Shores Elementary School – 4747 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Riverview High School – 1 Ram Way, Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Southside Elementary School – 1901 Webber St, Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Taylor Ranch Elementary School – 2500 Taylor Ranch Trail, Venice, FL 34293
  • Woodland Middle School – 2700 Panacea Blvd, North Port, FL 34289

Evacuation Zones

  • The Sarasota County Government is calling for mandatory evacuation for Level A and B, areas as Hurricane Ian approaches Florida.

Current Warnings

  • Hurricane and Storm Surge warnings remain in effect for Venice, Sarasota, and Englewood
  • A Hurricane Warning is in effect for North Port

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