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Hurricane Dorian: Closures, Evacuation Maps, And What You Need To Know

NOAA satellite image of Hurricane Dorian

Here's a list of closures, shelters, evacuation zones and other information (this page will be updated frequently):


COMPLETE COVERAGE: Dorian stories from WUSF and throughout the state

WEATHER: Storm track, hourly outlooks, 7-day forecasts, weather alerts

ALERTS: Download the Florida Storms app for severe weather notifications

PREPARE: Here's what you need to put in your hurricane kit


Pinellas County has announced that all of its government offices are open Tuesday. Courts however, remained closed in Pinellas and Pasco.

The University of South Florida will close at 10 p.m. Saturday through Tuesday. 

Florida Atlantic University will close at 12:30 p.m. Friday

The University of Central Florida will close at 5 p.m. Friday and remain closed through Tuesday

Florida Polytechnic University will be closed Tuesday 

Polk County public schools will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Pinellas County public schools are closed on Tuesday.
Hillsborough County public school will be closed on Tuesday.
Pasco County public schools will be closed  Tuesday.

Citrus County public schools are closed on Tuesday.

Courts in Pasco will be closed on Tuesday.
All Pasco County Park campgrounds will be closed from Sunday morning through Wednesday.


Pinellas: For a list of Pinellas County Shelters, click here.

Hillsborough: For a list of Hillsborough County Shelters, click here.

Pasco: For a list of Pasco County shelters, click here.

Polk: For a list of Polk County shelters, click here.

Sarasota: For a list of Sarasota County Shelters, click here.

Manatee: For a list of Manatee County Shelters, click here.

Hernando: For a list of Hernando County Shelters, click here.


Pinellas: Searchable map | PDF

Hillsborough: Searchable map | PDF

Pasco: Searchable map | PDF

Manatee: Searchable map | PDF

Sarasota: Searchable map | PDF

Hernando: Searchable map | PDF


Hillsborough County: Click here for locations and details

Pinellas County: Click here for locations and details

Pasco County: Click here for locations and details

Hernando County:

Available Fri., Aug. 30 from noon to 6 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 31, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations. Sandbag sites are self-serve only, please bring your own shovel.

Anderson Snow Park: 1360 Anderson Snow Road, Spring Hill, FL 34609

Linda Pedersen Park, 6300 Shoal Line Boulevard, Spring Hill, FL 34607

Ridge Manor Community Center: 34240 Cortez Boulevard, Ridge Manor, FL 33523

Hardee County: Click here for locations and details.

St. Petersburg: Click herefor locations and details

Pinellas Park: Click here for locations and details

Dunedin: Click here for locations and details