Webcams show traffic and beach conditions in Sarasota as Hurricane Ian nears Florida

Sarasota and Manatee counties are under a hurricane watch and a storm surge watch, and can still expect a storm surge of 5-8 feet and rainfall of 8-10 inches as Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida.

Considerable flooding impacts are possible later this week along Florida's Gulf Coast.

As Hurricane Ian nears, here is a look at road and beach conditions in the Sarasota area. Click around on the map to see different webcams.

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Key West webcams

Jigsha Desai leads digital audience teams that support newsrooms across the United States. Support local journalism by subscribing to your local news organization.

This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Webcams for Sarasota as Hurricane Ian nears Florida