As Spring Break was flourishing on Clearwater Beach, calls for the closing of the beaches were being made. Now, the City of Clearwater has made it official.
Update: Clearwater officials have moved up when the beaches will close. The beaches will now be closed beginning 11:59 p.m. Friday.
The sands of Clearwater Beach will be closed for two weeks.
The closure was to begin the morning of Monday, March 23.
Beach area businesses will still be allowed to operate.