In preparation for Hurricane Ian, county officials are announcing some Tampa Bay evacuations. Hillsborough County has already issued a mandatory evacuation for zone A. 

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.

  • Hillsborough County

    Update: 9:30a 9/29


    UPDATE: A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for Zone B.


    Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise has issued a mandatory evacuation for Zone A in Hillsborough County. Wise made the announcement during a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday. Wise also stated a voluntary evacuation was recommended for Zone B.

    “We did not make this decision easily, but the storm poses a serious threat,” Wise said.

    According to News Channel 8, there will be police presence to help protect people’s homes and belongings.



  • Pinellas County

    UPDATE: 9a 9/29

    Mandatory evacuation orders for Pinellas County lifted for all evacuation zones, mobile home communities and residential health care facilities effective 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. Residents who evacuated due to the hurricane threat may return home using caution.


    Mandatory evacuation orders have been called for zones A, B, & C for Pinellas County, including all residents in mobile homes.

    County officials said residents and visitors who are planning to leave the county should do so immediately due to anticipated heavy traffic. Tolls costs have been suspended

  • Manatee County

    UPDATE: 9:20a 9/29

    Manatee County announced that is rescinding evacuation orders and closing shelters.


    According to Fox 13 News, Manatee County emergency officials have issued mandatory evacuations for residents in Zone A, and are recommending evacuations for those in Zone B.

  • Hernando County

    County officials have stated a mandatory evacuation, effective Tuesday at 9 a.m., calls for all residents in Hernando County in low-lying areas and manufactured homes, and anybody West of US-19.


  • Pasco County

    A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for residents in Zone A, B & C along with those who live in a manufactured home, mobile home, or RV anywhere in Pasco County.

  • How to Find Your Evacuation Zone

    Hillsborough County:

    Residents who are unsure of their evacuation zone can go to the Hillsborough County Office of Emergency Management‘s Hurricane Evacuation Assessment Tool. Or click here for a printable pdf map of evacuation zones.

    Pinellas County:

    Pinellas County residents who are unsure of their evacuation zones can click here. Pinellas County’s Hurricane Preparedness page also includes other important information like storm surge risk, flood zones and other vital information.

    Residents in mobile or manufactured homes must evacuate, even if they are not in an evacuation zone.

    Pasco County:

    Pasco County residents can view an interactive evacuation zone map here.

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