HURRICANE IAN: Storm tracking and updates

Check here for information on flooding, curfews, road closures and storm recovery.

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Check below for the Observer's stories about Hurricane Ian, plus a list of resources for tracking the storm, preparing for potential impacts and identifying your evacuation zone, in case evacuations are advised. 

Would you like to share your photos or video clips of flooding or damage from Hurricane Ian? Send them to [email protected] and include the location and your first and last name for the photo credit. 

FEMA assistance

To apply for FEMA assistance, go to, use the FEMA mobile app or call 800-621-3362.

Storm updates

PHOTOS: Ian's impact on Ormond Beach parks, beaches

Volusia County Hurricane Ian Update 36: Shelters, debris, power, airport, beach

Volusia officials urge locals to aid each other during recovery, apply to FEMA for storm expenses

Volusia County Schools to reopen Wednesday

Volusia County Ian Update 34: FEMA individual assistance available

Ormond Beach storm debris removal will begin Monday

Volusia and Flagler counties now eligible for FEMA assistance

Live in unincorporated Volusia? Here's what you need to know about storm debris collection

Volusia County Ian Update 30: 'Destruction left behind is indescribable'

Volusia County Ian Update 29: 90 cats and dogs rescued

Volusia County shelters to move to Ocean Center Saturday morning

Volusia County Ian Update 28: Chainsaw safety

Volusia County Ian Update 27: New shelter, county parks

Palm Coast, Ormond Beach officials ask locals to minimize water use as crews assess storm damage

Volusia County Ian Update 25: Emergency Operations Center stresses safety messages

Ian moves offshore, expected to regain hurricane strength as it turns north

Ian caused 'devastating' damage to Volusia, officials say more rain is coming

Ian expected to strenghten into a hurricane again Thursday evening, major flooding taking place

'Stay off the roads:' Volusia County curfew extended until 7 a.m. Friday

Volusia County Ian update 21: Bridge closures, power outages and flood warning

Up to 20 inches of rain expected for Volusia-Flagler area as Ian pushes inland

Hurricane Ian's maximum sustained winds decrease to 140 mph

Volusia County Ian Update 20: Last-minute safety tips and reminders

Volusia County Ian Update 19: Generator safety

Volusia County Ian Update 18: Volusia is under a hurricane warning

Volusia County Ian Update 17: Flood Information

Voluasia County Ian Update 16: Votran, airport and rising waters

AdventHealth: Hospital is fully staffed and ready for Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian nears Category 5 strength on approach to Florida

Ormond Beach declares state of emergency as Hurricane Ian continues toward Florida

Ian strengthens rapidly, may make landfall near Tampa Bay as a major hurricane

Volusia officials urge residents to continue storm preparations

Volusia County government prepares for possible opening of hurricane shelters

Ian strengthens into a hurricane, continues on path toward Florida's Gulf Coast

Ian may curve toward Panhandle, but forecasts have higher uncertainty than usual

With Tropical Storm Ian heading for Florida, DeSantis extends emergency declaration to all 67 counties

Tropical Depression 9 becomes Tropical Storm Ian, expected to cross Florida from west to east

Ormond Beach is offering self-serve sand for hurricane prep 

Tropical Depression 9 expected to strengthen into a hurricane, with Florida in forecast cone

Curfews, emergency alerts, road closures

Volusia curfew information

Ormond Beach sandbag distribution

Volusia County emergency alerts

PDF Volusia County evacuation zone map

Interactive Volusia County interactive evacuation zone map 

Volusia County evacuation information

Volusia County storm information: Ian

Volusia curfew and bridge closure information

Volusia County road closures

Volusia Disaster Preparedness Guide

Volusia County hurricane shelter information

Tracking and NOAA data

National Hurricane Center: Key messages, Hurricane Ian

National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Ian warnings/static cone

US National Weather Service Jacksonville Florida Facebook 

US National Weather Service Jacksonville Twitter

Local government social media channels

Volusia County Emergency Operations Twitter

Volusia County Emergency Management Facebook

City of Ormond Beach Twitter

City of Ormond Beach Facebook

Volusia Sheriff's Office Twitter

Volusia Sheriff's Office Facebook



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