December 1, 2022

Hurricane Ian nears Category 5 to hit Florida: Live updates and news

Evacuation orders may be expanded as the storm approaches land, but remain in place as of Wednesday afternoon.

  • In Hillsborough CountyMandatory evacuations were ordered for coastal areas, including Tampa and Some inland areas Tuesday by 9 p.m. On Wednesday, there were people Shelter advised in place. Residents can use An online tool Check their discharge status. A list of accommodations is available Here You can sign up for emergency alerts Here.

  • Pasco County, north of Tampa, ordered mandatory evacuations for some areas on Monday, and voluntary evacuations elsewhere. Accommodations are available from 10am on Tuesday; A list of accommodations can be found here Hereand an interactive map of evacuation zones Here.

  • Hernando County, further north of Tampa, ordered the mandatory evacuation of all areas west of U.S. Highway 19 on Tuesday, including coastal and low-lying residents. Manufactured houses across the district are also under this order. A pet friendly general Accommodation Available and the other is open for people with special needs. You can sign up for emergency alerts Here.

  • Citrus District, north of Tampa, on Tuesday ordered the mandatory evacuation of all low-lying areas west of U.S. Highway 19 and several areas east of the highway. Find a list of evacuation zones, emergency shelters and additional resources Here. On Wednesday, residents were advised to stay put.

  • Collier County, south of Fort Myers, Order A Forced Evacuation Tuesday for those living in “immediate coastal areas” and those in mobile homes. The county has opened four pet-friendly emergency shelters and three for the general public. A list of evacuation zones can be found here Here. On Wednesday morning, residents were said shelter in place.

  • Glades County, northwest of Fort Myers, has encouraged people living in mobile homes or low-lying areas prone to flooding to voluntarily evacuate. A pet friendly Accommodation Opens Tuesday at 5 p.m.

  • Highlands County, Also locally, voluntary evacuations of flood-prone areas and homes without concrete slab foundations, such as mobile homes, recreational vehicles and trailers.

  • Pinellas County, Some areas, including St. Petersburg and Clearwater, will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, with more areas joining at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Residents can check their evacuation zone Here. On Wednesday, residents were said shelter in place.

  • Manatee County, which is south of St. Petersburg and includes Bradenton, ordered mandatory evacuations for some areas and voluntary evacuations for others, effective at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Residents can track their discharge levels Here and information about accommodations Here. Wednesday, county officials said He said refuge In place and it The emergency shelter doors were closed.

  • Sarasota District, stretching from Sarasota to Englewood, some areas were called for evacuation. Residents in residential vehicles, mobile or manufactured homes and boats should evacuate. Residents can view their discharge levels Here. Information about accommodation Here; All pets friendly.

  • Charlotte County, north of Fort Myers, ordered evacuations Monday for some areas, including barrier islands. On Wednesday morning, all residents were present ordered Stay in place and avoid roads. Residents can check their evacuation zone Here.

  • Lee County, which includes Fort Myers and Cape Coral, ordered evacuations of barrier islands and low-lying areas. On Wednesday, residents were He asked for asylum in place. There is an evacuation map Here. Accommodations It opened at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

  • Levy County, southwest of Gainesville, ordered the evacuation of residents living in mobile homes and recreational vehicles or in low-lying and coastal areas. These evacuations must be completed by noon on Wednesday; Information about zones and other details is available Here.

  • Taylor County, northwest of Gainesville, voluntarily evacuated for low-lying, flooded and coastal areas. Discharge areas Here. A pet friendly Shelter is open Wednesday by 8 p.m.

  • Putnam CountyEast of Gainesville, a published Voluntary evacuation For people living in low-lying or flood-prone areas or mobile homes. Shelters opened on Tuesday evening.

  • Seminole CountyNorth of Orlando, Voluntarily discharged Low-lying areas, designated floodplains, residents of mobile or manufactured homes, and people with special needs.

  • Volusia County, northeast of Orlando, Voluntarily discharged For those living in low-lying areas and in mobile or manufactured homes.

  • Franklin County, southwest of Tallahassee, issued a Voluntary evacuation Its barrier islands.

  • Clay County, southwest of Jacksonville, ordered the evacuation of some areas on Tuesday. Residents of mobile or manufactured homes are under the order. Residents can find their evacuation zone Here. Shelters will open at 3pm on Wednesday.

  • South of Jacksonville, St. Johns County, Ordered to vacate Some areas including St. Augustine and the coastal cities of St. Augustine.

  • Flagler County, south of Jacksonville, ordered the evacuation of its barrier island, other low-lying areas and mobile or manufactured homes. Residents are advised to vacate by noon Wednesday and the two shelters, which are pet friendly, will open at 1 p.m. Wednesday.