Pasco County Issues Evacuations for All Residents West of U.S. 19
~~All special needs and manufactured homes residents should also evacuate~~
PASCO COUNTY, FL —- Pasco County Government has expanded its order for evacuations, as high winds are expected across the county and potential storm surge may occur along the county’s Gulf coast.
• A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for those residents living west of U.S. 19 effective at 10:00 a.m. today, Friday, September 8.
• A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for those residents living north of Fox Hollow Drive, west of Little Rd. effective at 10:00 a.m. today, Friday, September 8.
• A mandatory evacuation order is still in effect for special needs residents, and those living in manufactured homes, mobile homes, RV’s, and anyone living in a low-lying area or an area prone to flooding.
• A recommended evacuation has been ordered for residents living south of Fox Hollow Drive to the south county line between Regency Park Blvd./Rowan Rd./Seven Springs Blvd. and Little Rd. effective 6:00 p.m. today, Friday, September 8.
To view the evacuation areas, click here to view the map: http://bit.ly/2eRB7YH
To view the full evacuation order, click here: http://bit.ly/2eLwvzM
The shelters will open today, Friday, September 8, at 11:00 a.m. If you decide to stay in the shelter, please bring your ID, money, and any medicine. For a list of available shelters, see this most recent press release: http://bit.ly/2wcQg9N
Visit www.pascocountyfl.net for updates on Hurricane Irma and for the latest actions Pasco County is taking. Citizens are also encouraged to visit the Pasco County Emergency Management website for more information about preparing for hurricanes and other disasters.
POSTED ON 2017-09-08