City of Jacksonville


staff working at emergency operations center

UPDATE #5: Tropical Storm Ian

September 29, 2022
As Tropical Storm Ian approaches the Jacksonville area, the City of Jacksonville Emergency Operations Center (EOC) continues to collaborate with local and state agencies as they track and monitor for any potential impacts.


  • All of Duval County remains under a Tropical Storm Warning, the Coast remains under a Hurricane Watch.
  • Individuals are encouraged to remain off the roads.
  • Tidal and coastal flooding remain a high concern.
  • Animal Care and Protective Service (2020 Forest St) will be open today, September 29 from 12PM to 5PM as weather permits for individuals looking for lost pets and those interested in fostering.
  • Animal Code Enforcement Officers will be in the field responding to animal related emergencies while weather conditions allow. For animal emergencies, please call 630-CITY.
  • The JFRD Task 5 USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) team deployed to Tampa at 8 AM, Thursday September 29.


  1. Legends Center (5130 Soutel Dr.) – open for general population and special needs
  2. Landmark Middle School (101 Kernan Blvd.) – open for general population and pet-friendly
  3. Atlantic Coast High School (9735 R. G. Skinner Parkway) – open for special needs only, pet-friendly
  4. LaVilla School of the Arts (501 N. Davis St.) – open specifically for homeless individuals