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The city of Clearwater is monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole.

Updated as of Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m.


The city of Clearwater is not currently distributing sandbags.

Evacuation Orders

There are no current evacuation orders.

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There are two community shelters that will open Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m.

  • Ross Norton Recreation Center at 1426 S M.L.K. Jr Ave, Clearwater.
  • Lealman Exchange Community Center, 5175 45th St. N., St. Petersburg, which is equipped to support residents who depend on electricity or require medical assistance such as oxygen or assistance with routine care. Lealman will also be a pet-friendly shelter.
  • For people with special needs, register ahead of the storm by calling the Pinellas Citizens Information Center at (727) 464-4333 or by calling Clearwater Fire & Rescue at (727) 562-4334.
  • For people with pets, download, print and fill out the "Pet Friendly Shelter Enrollment Form".

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Trash & Recycling

There will be no solid waste and recycling services, November 10, for city of Clearwater trash and recycling customers. Thursday's pick ups will be made on Friday, Nov. 11, and Friday's pick ups will be made on Saturday, Nov. 12.

Recreation Centers & Parks

  • Recreation centers will remain closed Nov. 10-11.
  • McMullen Tennis Complex will open Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call ahead for court availability for McMullen Tennis Complex at (727) 669-1919. Crews will likely need to clear debris from the court.
  • Parks and playgrounds will remain closed Nov. 10. They will need to be checked to verify they are safe and the equipment is secure.


Libraries will remain closed Nov. 10.

City Offices

The city will remain closed Thursday, Nov. 10.


  • All PSTA bus routes remain on their regular schedule, which ends at midnight and starts after 4 a.m. You can see PSTA bus schedules here.
  • There are no current storm-related road or bridge closures currently. For real-time traffic information, visit


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  • All non-essential and non-emergency response teams who were planning to return to the office at noon today, Thursday, Nov. 10, will not return at all today. You are not to report to work at noon today.
  • Staff who are responsible for storm-related responses (such as police, fire, stormwater, utilities, inspections, etc.), you are still expected to report to work if you have been instructed to do so by your supervisor. You will be compensated according to the emergency compensation plan.

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