As of 11:00 a.m. on September 27, 2022,  most of Collier County is under a Hurricane Watch and Tropical Storm Warning.
A voluntary evacuation notice has gone out for those living in the immediate coastal areas, west and south of US Highway 41/Tamiami Trail, in low-lying flood-prone areas and mobile homes.
Pelican Bay is included in the area of voluntary evacuations.
General Population Shelters will open at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, for those that elect to evacuate and do not have other options available to them.
The following Pet-Friendly General Population Shelters will be opening:
– Oak Ridge Middle School, 14975 Collier Blvd, Naples
– Corkscrew Middle School, 1165 Oil Well Rd, Naples
– Golden Gate Middle School, 2701 48th Terrace SW. Naples
– Immokalee Middle School, 401 North 9th ST, Immokalee
Those who plan to evacuate to emergency shelters should take any necessary medications, cell phone chargers, toiletries, food, water, flashlights, bedding, and anything else they need to be comfortable.