The City of St. Petersburg is enacting an emergency curfew as of 5 p.m. due to severe weather conditions from Hurricane Irma.
The curfew will remain in effect throughout the duration of the storm, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
All residents are asked to stay off roads and taking shelter, police said. Once winds reach 40-plus mph, police and fire will not respond to citizen calls. They will resume response when conditions improve.
For information about the St. Petersburg Police Department, go to police.stpete.org.