Florida Keys ends its partial evacuation

Florida Keys ends its partial evacuation
Posted at 6:39 PM, Aug 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-23 18:39:15-04

KEY WEST, Fla. — The Florida Keys ended its partial evacuation after Tropical Storm Laura's projected path moved away from the islands.

Monroe County emergency managers said Sunday that boats, mobile homes, recreational vehicles, trailers and campers are no longer being asked to leave the island chain.

They are recommending that those who live on boats find shelter on land as seas are expected to be rough as Laura passes to the west into the Gulf of Mexico.

They also asked that those who had already evacuated wait until Tuesday before returning.