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Making sure you and your loved ones will survive a storm or other disaster is a year-round task that requires attention to your personal business, your family, your home and your vehicles. It is not a task that can be done in just 24 hours, so start your planning now. View the links below from Pinellas County Emergency Management to help you know what to do before, during and after a storm.

WeatherSTEM Station 41 DeviceAnd to keep you naturally informed and ahead of the weather in 2020, Largo Fire Rescue has installed new web-based WeatherSTEM weather stations at its six fire stations. The stations offer a wide variety of real-time weather information data and a live video feed from the station. You can also see time-lapse video from the station's camera.

To see what's happening at your nearest Largo Fire Rescue fire station, visit https://pinellas.weatherstem.com. From there you will be able to access all six weather stations in addition to other units strategically placed throughout the County by Pinellas County Emergency Management.

Tools & Resources

Know Your Zone

View evacuation zones and maps. Determine if and when you would have to evacuate. 

Have a Plan

Complete a disaster plan before the chaos of an approaching storm to be sure you have time to do it right.

Get a Survival Kit

If you are staying home during a storm, here’s a list of items to consider for your survival kit. 

Secure Your Pet

Pinellas County pet owners have new options when it comes to pet-friendly emergency shelters. View your options.

Find a Shelter

If you decide to evacuate before a storm, learn where to go, how to get there and which shelters accept pets.

After the Storm

After the storm, it's time to assess the damage. View next steps to help you during recovery.

July 08, 2020
Largo Fire Rescue is hosting two hurricane preparedness events this month to help residents and businesses prepare for storm season amidst the coronavirus pandemic. 
July 06, 2020
Stormwater pollution can lead to toxic algae blooms and other conditions that cause public health and environmental issues. Come learn about your local watershed, your individual connection to it, and how we can all make changes that improve our direct impact on our beautiful waterways. (RSVP ON FACEBOOK)
July 06, 2020
A drive-thru, community-based COVID-19 testing site is now open at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Parking Garage, 400 1st St. S, St. Petersburg. This site was created through a partnership with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health, Pinellas County, the City of St. Petersburg and the Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater.  
June 26, 2020
The City of Largo will continue a regional response to align our public safety initiatives with state and local authorities. Largo Leadership has decided to follow the guidelines in Pinellas County's ordinance requiring face coverings in indoor settings by the public. This decision is based on COVID-19 trending data, the County's leading public health officials, and CDC guidance. Local face covering requirements will be effective on June 26 in all City of Largo facilities.
June 26, 2020
The City of Largo understands as numbers in Pinellas rise; unfortunately, we will likely have team members with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases. Our goal is to ensure the community is aware of the safety precautions and procedures in place to promote transparency and ensure everyone has the information they need to stay safe and healthy. Information is subject to change pending updates to federal, state, and local guidance.
May 08, 2020
Alert Pinellas is an invaluable tool used by Pinellas County Emergency Management and the City of Largo to send the community urgent messages through texts, emails and voice calls about a variety of situations.
May 01, 2020
It is important we stay informed and connected, as a community, during this time. Check out the information below to stay informed and have your questions answered. We are in this together, Largo!
March 12, 2020

 Do you want more funding for schools, highways, and healthcare in our area? The census count determines billions of dollars in funding for federal and local programs in our state, Congressional representation, and election boundaries. 

May 29, 2019
There are currently no storm updates at this time.

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