LAKE MARY, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - On Sunday, Gov. Ron DeSantis urged residents along Florida’s East Coast to heed all evacuation orders and warnings from local officials. Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a dangerous Category 5 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 180 mph.
Mandatory evacuation orders have been issued for coastal areas of Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Brevard counties, and St. Johns County will issue an evacuation order tomorrow. Governor DeSantis has directed the suspension of tolls on Florida’s Turnpike Mainline, and selected toll roads across the state.
Mandatory evacuation order for Zone A and Zone B are in effect. This includes Hutchinson Island, Jupiter Island, Sewall's Point, low-lying areas, and mobile and manufactured homes.
Palm Beach County
Mandatory evacuation order for Zone A and Zone B. Zone A includes mobile homes, sub-standard housing and low-lying areas prone to water intrusion. Zone B includes the barrier islands, land areas north and south of the Jupiter Inlet, and other surge-vulnerable areas south along the Intracoastal Waterway to the Broward County line.
Mandatory evacuation order is being issued at 5 p.m. today for Zone A, including all mobile and manufactured homes.
St. Lucie County
Mandatory evacuation order for residents on the barrier island (North and South Hutchinson Island), those living in low-lying coastal areas and mobile homes.
St. Johns County
Mandatory evacuation order is being issued at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 2 for Zone A and Zone B, which includes the entire cities of St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach, and those living on waterfront property or in flood-prone areas.
A mandatory evacuation in effect for residents who live on the beachside, in low-lying areas, and RV and mobile homes throughout the county.
Flagler County activated a mandatory evacuation for residents within zones A, B, and F on Monday. Evacuations must be completed by 3 p.m. Tuesday.
- Osceola County
- Glades County
- Hendry County
- Indian River County
- Okeechobee County
- Highlands County
HOW YOU CAN PREPARE FOR DORIAN
See what schools are closed HERE.
Build a hurricane kit HERE.
Find the nearest emergency shelter HERE.
You can find a list of locations where you can stock up on sandbags HERE.
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