Here's a Look at Current Weather Conditions in Sarasota-Manatee
As Hurricane Ian moves inland, here's a look at the current weather conditions in Sarasota-Manatee, from Anna Maria Island down to Venice.
Sarasota Jungle Gardens' famous "Turn Here" sign is down.
The famous “TURN HERE” sign for Sarasota Jungle Gardens tourist attraction has toppled along 41/Tamiami Trail. @SNNTV pic.twitter.com/AT2q3nNMM5— Cynthia McLaughlin (@CynthiaSNN) September 28, 2022
Downtown Sarasota is deserted and boarded up ahead of Ian.
It’s quiet in downtown #Sarasota. We’re as prepared as we can be for #HurricaneIan. @SarasotaPD is on patrol w/limited service. Please stay in a safe location & follow directions from local officials. Monitor this channel and local news outlets for updates. pic.twitter.com/8NPO6Hv5LQ— City of Sarasota (@CityofSarasota) September 28, 2022
The Venice Fishing Pier
Images from the Venice Fishing Pier pic.twitter.com/VjkHPZaQZQ— City of Venice, FL (@CityofVeniceFL) September 28, 2022
The causeway bridge heading toward Anna Maria Island, where residents in Level A and B are under mandatory evacuation orders.
Here's a look at the Causeway bridge toward Anna Maria. Shelter in place. pic.twitter.com/1AyGs9j31X— Bradenton Police (@BradentonPD) September 28, 2022
Water being sucked out of the Manatee River ahead of Hurricane Ian
This is the Manatee river in Ellenton. Here, there's usually 2-3 feet of water, but the water is being sucked out right now. #HurricanIan pic.twitter.com/2rFxPS0yJ1— Bradenton Police (@BradentonPD) September 28, 2022
A look at several spots in Sarasota County from the Sarasota Sheriff.
Here’s a quick look at:— SarasotaSheriff (@SarasotaSheriff) September 28, 2022
Stone Ridge Tr
Stickney Point Bridge
N Honore Avenue @ Travini Circle
Deputies are still responding to calls for service but this is not the time to be on the road. This is the time to hunker down & shelter in place. Sit tight, stay safe, stay informed. pic.twitter.com/quAFxNaJvO
Wind gusts and rain in downtown Sarasota
@sarasotamagazine Downtown Sarasota as Hurricane Ian bears down #hurricaneian #hurricaneianishere #sarasota #downtownsarasota ♬ original sound - sarasotamagazine
Conditions deteriorating at Cattlemen Road and University Parkway
@sarasotamagazine Conditions from Hurricane Ian at University Town Center #hurricaneian #sarasota #hurricane #sarasotaflorida #weather ♬ original sound - sarasotamagazine
A horse, unaware of the impending weather, grazing in South Venice
May we all find this level of Zen at some point.