Police officers in Sarasota, Florida, checked beaches to make sure residents had heeded advice and stayed indoors as Hurricane Elsa approached on July 6.
Footage shared by Sarasota Police Department shows officers checking a beach on Tuesday night in the wind and rain.
The National Hurricane Center warned of a “life-threatening storm surge” along parts of Florida’s west coast on Tuesday night into Wednesday.
A rescue mission was underway near Key West, Florida, on Tuesday night for nine people who were missing in the water. Credit: Sarasota Police Department via Storyful