Sunday, August 26, 2012

Turn To CCSO For The Latest On Isaac

As Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Southwest Florida, remember that the Collier County Sheriff’s Office website is Storm Central for weather-related information, videos and photos.

The site,, offers a live Isaac Tracker through The Weather Channel and weather updates including a map of current weather conditions through It will also be updated with photographs and videos of the storm in action taken by CCSO members out in the field.

There are links to state and local storm-related resources, including the Collier County Emergency Management website and the National Hurricane Center website.

Visitors can watch CCSO videos about hurricane preparedness. There’s also useful information for after a storm, including a map that will display affected areas such as road closures and power outages; and information about curfews and re-entry procedures for residents in affected areas.

There’s educational information including proper procedures when traffic signals aren’t functioning as well as frequently needed phone number before and after a storm ranging from law enforcement to utilities.