Evacuation orders could be expanded as the storm nears the coast, but here is the status as of Tuesday afternoon.
In Hillsborough County, which includes Tampa, a mandatory evacuation was ordered for coastal areas on Monday and another order on Tuesday for some inland areas. Residents can use an online tool to see their evacuation status. People under the orders must evacuate by 9 p.m. on Tuesday. A list of shelters is available here and you can sign up for emergency alerts here.
Pasco County, just north of Tampa, ordered mandatory evacuations for some areas on Monday, with voluntary evacuations elsewhere. Shelters will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday; a list of shelters can be found here, and an interactive map of evacuation zones here.
Hernando County, further north of Tampa, ordered a mandatory evacuation on Tuesday of all areas west of U.S. Highway 19, which includes residents in coastal and low-lying areas. Manufactured homes countywide are also under this order. One pet-friendly public shelter is available and another is open for those with special needs. You can sign up for emergency alerts here.
Citrus County, also north of Tampa, ordered a mandatory evacuation on Tuesday of all low-lying areas west of U.S. Highway 19 and several sections east of the highway. A list of evacuation zones, emergency shelters and additional resources can be found here.
Collier County, south of Fort Myers, issued a voluntary evacuation order on Tuesday for residents in “immediate coastal areas” and people in mobile homes. The county has opened four pet-friendly emergency shelters. A list of evacuation zones can be found here.
Glades County, northwest of Fort Myers, has encouraged people living in mobile homes or in low-lying areas that are prone to flooding to voluntarily evacuate. One pet-friendly shelter will be open at 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
Highlands County, further inland, has issued a voluntary evacuation of areas prone to flooding and homes without concrete slab foundations, such as mobile homes, recreational vehicles and trailers.
Pinellas County, which includes St. Petersburg and Clearwater, ordered evacuations for some areas beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, with more areas joining at 7 a.m. Tuesday. Residents can check their evacuation zone here.
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 find their evacuation level here and information about shelters here.
Sarasota County, which extends from Sarasota to Englewood, called for the evacuation of some areas. People living in residential vehicles, mobile or manufactured homes, and boats must evacuate. Residents can look up their address here. Information about shelters is here; all are pet-friendly.
Charlotte County, north of Fort Myers, ordered an evacuation for some areas on Monday, including those living on barrier islands. Residents can check their evacuation zone here.
Lee County, which includes Fort Myers and Cape Coral, ordered evacuations for barrier islands and low-lying areas. An evacuation map is available here. Shelters began opening as of 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
Levy County, southwest of Gainesville, ordered residents living in mobile homes and recreational vehicles, or in low-lying areas and coastal areas to evacuate. These evacuations must be completed by noon on Wednesday; information on zones and other details is available here.
Taylor County, northwest of Gainesville, has issued a voluntary evacuation for low-lying, flood-prone and coastal areas. Evacuation zones are here. One pet-friendly shelter will be open by 8 p.m. on Wednesday.