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

Manatee County schools will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 29 and Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Road closures

  • Causeway (Manatee Avenue West/State Road 64, west of Flamingo Key)
  • Cortez Road/State Road 684 (West of 127th Street West, westbound)
  • Riverview Boulevard (between bridges, 59th Street Northwest)

Shelters/Evacuation Centers (Opening 2 p.m. Monday)

  • Virgil Mills Elementary School 
    7200 69th Street E. Palmetto 34211 
  • Jesse P. Miller Elementary School 
    60143rd St. W, Bradenton 34209 
  • Freedom Elementary School 
    9515 FL 64, Bradenton 34212 

Evacuation Zones (Effective 2 p.m. Monday)

Current Warnings

  • Hurricane Warning, Storm Surge Warning in effect for Manatee County

Contact will have interactive streaming coverage on Tracking the Tropics starting at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Be prepared with the WFLA Hurricane-Ready Guide 2023 and stay ahead of tropical development with the Tracking the Tropics newsletter.