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City of Cape Coral tracking Tropical Depression No. 9

By Staff | Sep 23, 2022

The city of Cape Coral is tracking Tropical Depression No. 9.

“The City of Cape Coral works closely with our county partners and will make decisions regarding the activation of our Emergency Operations Center based on the forecast. There is no State of Local Emergency declared at this time,” a release from the city issued today states.

Residents are encouraged to monitor local media outlets for updates as well as the City of Cape Coral and Lee County Government channels at www.capecoral.gov and www.leegov.com or City of Cape Coral Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CityofCapeCoral.

Hurricane preparedness tips and information may be found at https://www.capecoralfire.com/hurricanes or here on The Breeze website under Hurricane Guide 2022.

The city encourages residents to sign up now for AlertLee at www.alertlee.com.

“With so many residents new to Cape Coral, we want to remind people that roadside ditches and swales may hold water for some time during significant rain events; however, they are designed to drain,” the release states. “Residents are encouraged to check for debris and obstructions around their properties, including driveway culverts and neighborhood ditches. Private communities should inspect their internal drainage systems’ outfalls and grates.”

“City and County staff are ready to monitor and adjust as necessary throughout the anticipated storm event,” officials said.

Source: City of Cape Coral