Posted September 26, 2022 | 6:55 PM

Hillsborough County Sandbag Locations Will End Operations on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m.

Hurricane Ian Update No. 9

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2022) - Hillsborough County sandbag locations will end operations on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. due to the imminent approach of Hurricane Ian.

The following locations will be open from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, with intermittent closures due to weather conditions:

  • Edward Medard Conservation Park, 6140 Turkey Creek Rd., Plant City, FL 33567
  • E.G. Simmons Conservation Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW, Ruskin, FL 33570
  • Ed Radice Sports Complex, 14720 Ed Radice Dr., Tampa, FL 33626

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

Residents should expect long lines at sandbag locations. While supplies are available on site, residents should expect to fill and load their own bags into their vehicles.

Get Connected. Stay Alert.

For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Hurricane 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 (833) HC STORM or 833-427-8676, the County's storm information line, for the latest on Hurricane Ian or visit


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