Tampa Bay Area Counties Evacuation Orders Ahead of Idalia
In preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia, county officials are announcing some Tampa Bay evacuation orders. Hillsborough County has already issued a mandatory evacuation for zone A. Click here to check available sandbag locations near you.
We will be updating this post as we receive more news. Below are the following counties with zones under mandatory evacuations and information to find your evacuation zone if you are unsure.
Mandatory evacuation order for Evacuation Zone A + those in mobile/manufactured homes & residents in low-lying areas prone to flooding.
EVACUATION UPDATE: @HillsboroughFL has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Evacuation Zone A + those in mobile/manufactured homes & residents in low-lying areas prone to flooding.— City of Tampa (@CityofTampa) August 28, 2023
Find your zone with Hillsborough County's map: https://t.co/Bw1DKIxOxj pic.twitter.com/VM5TSdc4cE
Do you know the difference between a flood zone and an evacuation zone? 🤷♀️— Hillsborough County (@HillsboroughFL) August 28, 2023
Knowing your zone can better prepare you and your family during a storm.
Learn the difference and find out your zone here: https://t.co/RNjNysotji
Pinellas County has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Zone A, including all mobile homes, effective tonight, Monday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. Check your evacuation zone by clicking here.
Anticipating possible life-threatening storm surge as Tropical Storm Idalia is forecast to become a major hurricane, Pinellas County has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Zone A, including all mobile homes, effective tonight, Monday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/goGgcQ6rk5— Pinellas County (@PinellasGov) August 28, 2023
We will update this page with any new information