Ahead of the storm approaching the Florida coast later in the week, Flagler County officials are preparing early by opening two sandbag distribution locations.
The storm is expected to bring elevated winds and higher tides and surf. Officials predict that the Intracoastal Waterway will see about a foot above normal, and the beach and dunes will be impacted significantly.
“Hurricane Ian has significantly impacted our Atlantic Coast dune system,” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. “We know we are going to suffer some impacts from this storm, and we want residents to be as prepared as they can be.”
Officials also said mainland
Disclaimer: This article may require a subscription.