Debby leaves piles of debris

Cleanup efforts continued around the county today, June 28, as the remnants of Debby made their way out into the Atlantic Ocean.

The storm was downgraded to a tropical depression on June 27, according to the National Weather Service.

A report from Sarasota County Emergency Management Chief Ed McCrane to county officials just after 9:30 p.m. June 27 said he and his staff would continue to collect and consolidate damage and flooding reports today, June 28, with estimated cost figures.

Staff photographer Norman Schimmel took the following photos June 27 on the Sarasota bayfront:

A view to the south along the bayfront shows more damaged boats beyond the sailboat.