Hurricane Michael Is Now A Category 4 Hurricane
As Hurricane Michael heads towards the Florida panhandle it has reached a Category 4 status with winds up to 140 miles per hour.
A clear warning from the National Hurricane Center of the dangers #hurricane #Michael will pose to #Florida, #Georgia and #Alabama as it makes landfall later today. #flwx #gawx #alwx pic.twitter.com/JCMgrzw4rq— Greg Dee (@GregDeeWeather) October 10, 2018
Citrus County is under a Local State of Emergency. The declaration signed by the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners for the immediate evacuation for the following:
Affected Evacuation Areas: Zone A, and mobile homes, RVs, manufactured housing countywide.
Hernando County is under a Local State of Emergency.
Affected Evacuation Areas: Voluntary evacuation order for coastal zone levels A and B for Tuesday beginning at 8 a.m.
Governor Scott says he is temporarily suspending tolls to make it easier for people to evacuate.
Hillsborough County is under a Local State of Emergency, in an abundance of caution.
No evacuations ordered at this time.
The Pasco County Board of County Commissioners has issued a Local State of Emergency for Pasco County ahead of Hurricane Michael.
Pasco County is recommending voluntary evacuations for certain residents of Pasco County.
Voluntary evacuation order for anyone living west of U.S. 19 in areas vulnerable to potential storm surge | Special Needs Residents living west of U.S. 19 | Anyone in low-lying areas along rivers or inland areas that have experienced flooding in the past | Anyone living in a building that has experienced flooding following heavy rain events