PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — An evacuation order for Pinellas County has been lifted.
Officials lifted the order at 5 p.m. Wednesday, meaning residents who were told to evacuate could begin to return home.
Residents returning home should use caution and never drive through a flooded roadway.
Many of Pinellas County’s facilities will also reopen Thursday, but residents should call with any questions about service that’s not listed below:
- County parks will be closed to start the day, but will reopen as they’re cleaned up. Parks administrative offices will be open.
- Solid Waste will resume normal operations at 6 a.m.
- Human Services offices will be open.
- Contractor Licensing Department will be open.
- Utilities (except for walk-in payment center) will be open.
- Animal Services will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport terminal building will reopen its doors Wednesday at 3 p.m. Flights on Wednesday were previously canceled in preparation for the storm.
The airport said it plans to resume normal flight activity on Thursday.