Hurricane Ian Update – Tybee Island Main Street

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Hurricane Ian Update  CEMA is now in OPCON 3, the Watch/Warning Phase, as Hurricane Ian continues its approach to the Florida coast. Chatham County is under a Tropical Storm Watch and a Storm Surge Watch. Hurricane Ian has sustained winds at 115 mph and is moving N at 10 mph. Sustained winds are approximately 483 miles south of Chatham County. Ian is a Category 3 hurricane. The path and intensity of the storm remains uncertain. Potential impacts to our area are expected Thursday and Friday and include gusty winds that are potentially Tropical Storm strength, potential isolated tornadoes, 4-6” of rainfall, and elevated tides.

If you have not done so, you can sign up for CEMA Alerts at or text CEMA to 77295 to receive up to date information as it becomes available.

This is the time to review your personal emergency plans and replenishing and/or creating emergency kits. To find out what you need in your kit visit and look under the Hurricane Ian tab.

Sign up for Civic alerts on the City of Tybee’s website!
Tybee Island City Hall will be closed on Thursday (9/29) and Friday (9/30) due to potential threats of flooding and tornadic weather conditions. 
Due to the potential for flooding in some areas, we have sand and sandbags available at Memorial Park for Tybee residents. Bring a shovel!

Due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Ian, the Main Street Meet Up scheduled for 9/28/2022 has been postponed. More details about the rescheduling of this event will come soon, please monitor our social media and website for more updates.  

Due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Ian, the Annual Tybee ICE Car Show scheduled for 10/1/2022 has been cancelled. 

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