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

Polk County schools will be open on Tuesday, Aug. 29, but will close on Wednesday and Thursday.

Shelters/Evacuation Centers

  • No shelter locations have been announced as of this report

Evacuation Zones

  • No evacuations have been ordered as of this report

Current Warnings

  • A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Polk County


  • Call 863-401-2234 or 866-661-0228

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