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Posted on: March 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] WEATHER ALERT: Hurricane Ian Update

NEWSWeatherAlert9-26-22

THE CITY OF FORT MYERS HAS ISSUED A STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE.

At this time, an evacuation order has been issued by Lee County for Zone A, B and parts of Zone C. This includes coastal and waterfront areas, as well as low-laying neighborhoods.


HURRICANE IAN IS EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH. FORT MYERS EXPECTS SUBSTANTIAL RAIN AND WINDS, WHICH COULD CREATE STORM SURGES.

 

Dunbar High School is the designated shelter within the City of Fort Myers. Additional shelters are:

  • East Lee High School
  • Island Coast High School
  • Varsity Lakes Middle School
  • South Fort Myers High School
  • Oak Hammock Middle School
  • Gateway High School
  • Veterans Park Rec
  • Estero Rec
  • Hertz Arena


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CANCELLATIONS/CLOSURES:

All city-sponsored meetings will be cancelled this week!

The city's golf courses will close until further notice at close of business on Monday, September 26th.

The Lee County School District has cancelled classes on Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28th.

Lee Tran service is now suspended.

 

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SAFETY MESSAGE FROM CITY OF FORT MYERS EMERGENCY MANAGER, KRISTY MATHEWS

www.cityftmyers.com

We are watching the trajectory and will continue to provide updates through all city-owned platform. 

In the interim, here are some protective measures you can take now:

 


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