HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Here’s a list of evacuation information, open shelters, and community resources available in Highlands County for Hurricane Ian. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.

Shelters/Evacuation Centers

  • Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center, 4509 George Blvd. in Sebring (Special Needs)
  • Alan Jay Arena (Firemens Field), 781 Magnolia Ave. in Sebring

Evacuation Zones

  • Highlands County officials have recommended a voluntary evacuation for residents in flood-prone areas and non-slab built homes like trailers, RVs, or mobile homes.

Current Warnings

  • A Tornado Watch is in effect for Highlands County
  • A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Sebring, Avon Park, and Placid Lakes