Here's a listing of all know evacuations in the Southwest Florida area due to Hurricane Irma.
All county residents living west and south of U.S. 41 have been placed under a mandatory evacuation effective immediately.
The City of Marco Island has issued a mandatory evacuation order effective immediately.
Mandatory evacuations went into place at 1 p.m. on Friday for Goodland, Everglades City and Chokoloskee.
Residents of mobile homes throughout Collier County, especially those east of Collier Boulevard, are strongly advised to evacuate to a hardened structure or to an emergency shelter.
UPDATE ( 8AM 9/9) -- Expanded Evacuation Zones - The following areas are now included in the evacuation zones:
Northern boundary Pine Ridge from 41 to Airport-Pulling
Eastern boundary Airport from Pine Ridge to Radio Road
Northern boundary Radio from Airport to Santa Barbara
Eastern boundary Santa Barbara from Radio to Rattlesnake Road
(southwest through the preserve between St Andrews Blvd and Roma Way) to Texas
Eastern boundary Texas Ave to 41
The other area:
Western boundary Collier Blvd from 41 north to Winding Cypress Blvd
Northern boundary Winding Cypress Blvd from Collier Blvd to Verona Walk
Western boundary Verona Walk Cir from Winding Cypress Blvd to Sabal Palm
Northern boundary Sabal Palm east from Verona Walk
Northern boundary Encore Way from 41 to Colliers Reserve Dr
Eastern boundary Collier Reserve Dr to Immokalee
Southern boundary Immokalee from Collier Reserve to 41
UPDATE ( 4PM 9/9) -- Mandatory evacuations now include all single-story homes in the Lely Resort area. A map of the evacuation area is available here.
Bureau of Emergency Services Director Dan Summers said residents who live in Lely Resort in a two-story home should shelter in place on the second floor of their homes. Those who live in a single-story home should go to a neighbor’s home if possible or find another place to ride out the storm.
Lee County Emergency Management has announced additional mandatory evacuations effectively immediately for Evacuation Zone B south of the Caloosahatchee in Fort Myers and Zone B south of Pine Island Road in Cape Coral.
In the City of Fort Myers, Zone B includes areas near the Caloosahatchee River:
- South of Downtown: Structures between the Caloosahatchee River and Cleveland Ave. (US-41).
- East of Downtown: Structures between the Caloosahatchee River and Palm Beach Blvd.
- Downtown west of Fowler: Structures between the Caloosahatchee River and First St.
- Downtown east of Fowler: Structures between the Caloosahatchee River and Second St./ Seaboard St. (Including Gardner’s Park and Dean Park neighborhoods)
City of Fort Myers staff, including police and fire will be canvassing Zone B communities to urge residents to evacuate immediately.
A previous announcement put in place mandatory evacuations of Evacuation Zone A and portions of the Imperial River basin between East Terry, Bonita Beach Road and Interstate 75. That includes:
- All of the barrier islands (Boca Grande/Gasparilla, Cayo Costa, Useppa, Cabbage Key, North Captiva, Captiva, Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island, Bonita Beach)
- Cape Coral west of Burnt Store Road and south of Cape Coral Parkway, east of Del Prado Boulevard to Viscaya Parkway
- North Fort Myers south of Bay Shore Road from Moody Road to State Road 31 and areas south of North River Road from State Road 31 to Fichters Creek.
- Areas of Iona south of Maple Drive, west of U.S. 41
- San Carlos Park west of U.S. 41,
- Estero west of U.S. 41, north of the Estero River
- Bonita Springs communities along Estero Bay and the Imperial River Basin
For a current evacuation map and list of shelters available, visit www.leeeoc.com. Additional shelter openings and locations are anticipated Saturday.
UPDATE (9/8) -- Mandatory evacuations are effectively immediately for Evacuation Zone A and portions of the Imperial River basin between East Terry, Bonita Beach Road and Interstate 75.
Evacuation Zone A includes:
· All of the barrier islands (previously announced on Thursday)
· Cape Coral west of Burnt Store Road and south of Cape Coral Parkway, east of Del Prado Boulevard to Viscaya Parkway
· North Fort Myers south of Bay Shore Road from Moody Road to State Road 31 and areas south of North River Road from State Road 31 to Fichters Creek.
· Areas of Iona south of Maple Drive, west of U.S. 41
· San Carlos Park west of U.S. 41,
· Estero west of U.S. 41, north of the Estero River
· Bonita Springs communities along Estero Bay and the Imperial River Basin.
— Lee County EM (@LCEMFL) September 8, 2017
Previous story -- Mandatory evacuation orders are in effect right now. The orders are if you live on Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, or Pine Island.
This mandatory evacuation order will also be in effect for all mobile homes across Lee County regardless of where they're located.
Charlotte County Emergency Management has issued mandatory evacuations for residents in Zone A-Red and Zone B-Orange areas to evacuate.
The evacuation zone includes all of the City of Clewiston, Hookers Point, Harlem, Flaghole, Montura Ranch Estates and the communities located within the Mid-County MSBU which includes Ladeca, Pioneer Plantation and Leon-Dennis Subdivision (Al Don Farming Road). Also all residents in non-slab built homes, mobile homes, trailers and R.V.’s.
Governor Rick Scott announced mandatory evacuations for areas south of Lake Okeechobee, from Lakeport to Canal Point.
The order will be effective Friday for South Bay, Lake Harbor, Pahokee, Moore Haven, Clewiston, Belle Glade and Canal Point.