PASCO COUNTY. Fla. (WFLA) — Pasco County officials issued a mandatory evacuation order for select areas of Pasco County Monday evening and a voluntary evacuation order for other areas as Hurricane Ian approached off the Gulf Coast.

County officials said life-threatening storm surges and hurricane-force winds are expected to impact Pasco County later this week.

Residents must evacuate if:

  • You live in Evacuation Zone A
  • You live in a manufactured home, mobile home, or RV anywhere in Pasco County
  • You live in a low-lying area or an area prone to flooding
  • You live in a structure that historically has experienced flooding during heavy rainfall
  • You’re in an area ordered evacuated by local authorities due to life-safety hazards

You should evacuate if:

  • You live in Evacuation Zones B or C
  • You’re registered with Pasco as a Special Needs Resident You would be vulnerable in the event of a power loss

Officials said residents should know their evacuation zones ahead of storm impact.

For more emergency information and an interactive map, click here.

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