TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — As a tropical system approaches Florida, native governments will typically must make the tough resolution to ask residents to evacuate. Now, Officers are urging residents to have a plan in place, ought to an order to evacuate be given to their neighborhood.
Right here is the place you will discover your evacuation zone and knowledge on native shelters, within the occasion an evacuation is ordered in your county.
Residents can use the Hillsborough County Workplace of Emergency Administration‘s Hurricane Evacuation Evaluation Device to search out their evacuation zone. The HEAT map additionally reveals evacuation bus routes, that are supplied freed from cost for anybody who wants a journey to a shelter.
Pinellas County’s Hurricane Preparedness web page helps residents determine their evacuation zone, storm surge threat and different vital emergency info. The county says all residents residing in cell or manufactured houses should evacuate, no matter their zone (or lack thereof).
Manatee County residents can discover their evacuation zone right here. The county’s Evacuation Ranges web page additionally instructs residents to evaluation constructing codes to see if their residence can maintain excessive winds earlier than selecting to shelter in place. Manatee County residents in cell houses, manufactured houses, RVs or journey trailers should evacuate when hurricane evacuation Degree A is issued, no matter their location.
Sarasota County residents can discover their evacuation zone right here. The county’s Emergency Administration web page has an inventory of shelters and a transportation plan to assist get residents to security.
Pasco County residents can view an interactive evacuation zone map right here. The county web site additionally contains info on storm surge threat, evacuating with pets and knowledge for these with particular wants. Residents in cell or manufactured houses should evacuate, even when they don’t seem to be in an evacuation zone.
Hernando County residents can discover their evacuation zone right here. Those that don’t plan to evacuate can discover a checklist of shelters right here, together with a pet pleasant shelter and a shelter for folks with disabilities.
Citrus County residents can confer with the Citrus County Catastrophe Planning Information for an evacuation zone map and knowledge on native shelters. You may as well use Florida’s interactive Know Your Zone device to search out your evacuation zone. These residing in cell or manufactured houses must evacuate no matter which zone they reside in.