PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Here’s the latest on conditions in Pasco County in the wake of Hurricane Idalia. This story will be updated as new information becomes available.

Wednesday evening update

Pasco County officials lifted all evacuation orders for residents Wednesday after Hurricane Idalia passed the area.

The Pasco County Fire Rescue said it carried out 85 rescue missions, saving at least 150 people, ranging from 9 days to 90 years old, from floodwaters.

Authorities reported severe flooding along Old Dixie Highway and said water had breached the bulkheads in the Hudson Beach area

The county had opened a number of shelters to help displaced residents, but they have since been closed. The shelters were used by 350 people and 170 pets.

Current Warnings

There are no watches or warnings in effect as of 8 p.m. Wednesday.


Residents can report damage to their home directly to an assessment team through Pasco County’s Report Damage Tool.

Power Outages

Duke Energy: 13

Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative, Inc.: 1,599