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Pinellas County restricting barrier island access, closing Gulf Boulevard.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is restricting access to all barrier islands and closing Gulf Boulevard until further notice.
Those who leave the islands will not be allowed to return until storm impacts subside. This includes residents with a barrier island access pass.
Storm Surge and 40 to 60 mph wind gusts continue to impact Pinellas County. Residents are urged to stay off the roads and continue to shelter from the storm even after winds have subsided.
Advice & Information for Residents
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is closing access to barrier islands until further notice. Significant flooding is reported across coastal Pinellas County. To view the full list of island closures, click Sheriff`s Office Closing Access to Pinellas Barrier Islands.