Palm Beach County to open 4 shelters for Hurricane Isaias

An evacuee lies on a cot at an evacuation shelter. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Ahead of Hurricane Isaias, four general population shelters and a pet-friendly shelter will open for residents that live in Evacuation Zone A.

The shelters will open starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Evacuation Zone A is for residents living in a manufactured/mobile home or sub-standard housing.

The county is now under a hurricane warning, meaning sustained winds of 74 mph or higher are expected. A hurricane warning is issued 36 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical-storm-force winds.

Here is a list of all of the shelters opening throughout South Florida as Hurricane Isaias approaches Florida’s east coast.

  • Lake Shore Middle School: 425 W Canal St. N, Belle Glade
  • Palm Beach Gardens High School: 4245 Holly Dr., Palm Beach Gardens
  • Palm Beach Central High School: 8499 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington
  • Park Vista High School: 7900 Jog Rd., Lake Worth

Animals only shelter: West Boynton Recreation Center: 6000 Northtree Blvd., Lake Worth

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