Posted September 25, 2022 | 10:15 AM

Hillsborough County Schedules Media Briefing Regarding Tropical Storm Ian Preparedness

Tropical Storm Ian Update No. 3

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2022) - Hillsborough County officials will host a news conference at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Hillsborough Public Safety Operations Complex, 9450 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619.

There will be a briefing from County Administrator Bonnie Wise, Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management Director Timothy Dudley, and other elected officials. The public is invited to watch the briefing via Hillsborough County's YouTube Channel at 

Update on Sandbag Operations. Operations now closing at 7 p.m.
Hillsborough County is making sandbags available to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. All County parks and preserves, including recreation centers, will be closed today to support sandbag operations.

Sandbags will be available at the following locations from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25:

Hillsborough County residents are eligible for a maximum of 10 sandbags per family. Residents must show ID verifying they live in the County; a driver's license or utility bill will serve as proper identification.

Get Connected. Stay Alert.
For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Tropical Storm Ian, visit and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor for updates.

Residents without digital access are encouraged to call (813) 272-5900, the County's main information line, for information on Tropical Storm Ian or visit


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