As of this writing, there are no required evacuations in Lakewood Ranch as Hurricane Ian approaches.
Click here for an evacuation zone mapping tool, and zero in on your property address.
Most Lakewood Ranch neighborhoods are in flood zone X, and flood insurance is not required. Likewise, these neighborhoods are not in mandatory evacuation zone A.
Storm surge flooding is the biggest cause of damage and deaths in a major storm. Most of you living in Lakewood Ranch should avoid damaging floods.
Contact your homeowner's insurance providers with questions about your policy and coverage levels.