Manatee County Emergency Management is asking local home and business owners to report property damage sustained during Tropical Storm Colin. Manatee County experienced between 1 and 3 inches of rain – a few areas saw as much as 3.75 inches of rain and gusts of wind up to 50+ miles per hour. If a property has been impacted by water intrusion, fallen tree limbs, broken windows or other damage, it could be eligible for assistance if the County become a federally declared disaster area. To report property damage from the storm, Manatee County residents can call (941) 749-3500, extension 1667. Local business owners can call Bruno Kapacinskas, Business Resource Manager for the Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department, (941) 749-3029, extension 6218.
- Tropical Storm Colin sinks boats, damages pier on Anna Maria Island
- Rain & winds from Tropical Storm Colin impact Sarasota, Manatee counties
- Isolated tornadoes, flooding main threats as Colin approaches Florida
- Manatee County activates emergency operations center
- Discover and report issues in your neighborhood in the WFLA.com | News Channel 8 See, Click, Fix section
- Need to find the cheapest fuel in your area? Look no further than the WFLA.com | News Channel 8 Gas Buddy section
- Road: WFLA News Channel 8 Live Traffic Maps
- Air: Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport flights can be checked here.
- Buses: no issues or delays at the present time
- The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is closed.
Closings, Delays and Event Cancellations:
- No closings to report.
- Gather must-have items and supplies
- Be prepared: Develop a family plan
- Stay safe: Protect yourself and your family
- Steps to take now to protect your home
- Simple steps to protect your pets
- Don’t forget to protect important documents
FIND YOUR COUNTY:
- Tracking Colin: Citrus County
- Tracking Colin: Hernando County
- Tracking Colin: Hillsborough County
- Tracking Colin: Manatee County
- Tracking Colin: Pasco County
- Tracking Colin: Pinellas County
- Tracking Colin: Polk County
- Tracking Colin: Sarasota County