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Posted: September 07, 2017

List of evacuations across South Florida due to Hurricane Irma

Planners don’t expect it to happen, because Florida’s evacuation plans don’t empty entire cities at once, but traffic could extend all the way up Interstate 95 from Miami-Dade County to Jacksonville if all of South Florida tried to drive north to escape Hurricane Irma, they said. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)
Allen Eyestone / Palm Beach Post
Planners don’t expect it to happen, because Florida’s evacuation plans don’t empty entire cities at once, but traffic could extend all the way up Interstate 95 from Miami-Dade County to Jacksonville if all of South Florida tried to drive north to escape Hurricane Irma, they said. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

By Edwards Antoine

WSVN 7

County officials across Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties have issued orders for residents regarding evacuations due to Hurricane Irma. Check your evacuation zone here.

If you are concerned that you do not have a way to evacuate, please call our transportation hotline at 1-800-955-5504. We will get you out.

This list will be updated as county officials provide more information.

Monroe County

Monroe County officials issued a mandatory evacuation that began on Wednesday at 7 a.m. for visitors and have issued a mandatory evacuation for residents beginning at 7 p.m., Wednesday.

Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said the county is issuing mandatory evacuation orders for residents of the following:

  • Mobile homes
  • All of Zone A
  • All barrier islands in Zone B
    • Miami Beach
    • Bal Harbour
    • Surfside
    • Golden Beach
    • Bay Harbor Islands
    • Indian Creek Village
    • Sunny Isles Beach
    • North Bay Village

Gimenez said about 2,200 special needs residents have been evacuated, and the evacuations will continue until they’re complete.

Broward County

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief has ordered a mandatory evacuation for all Broward County residents in the following locations:

  • East of U.S. 1, starting at noon, Thursday
  • Low-lying homes
  • Mobile homes

Deerfield Beach issued voluntary evacuations Wednesday, for those in these locations:

  • Low-lying areas
  • Mobile home parks
  • East of Federal Highway

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