Officials have opened five general population shelters. Pet friendly shelters and shelters for those who need assistance will also be available. Click here for more details. Shelter information
St. Lucie County
Mandatory evacuations will be issued for residents on North & South Hutchinson Island, in low-laying areas and those living in mobile homes, starting Friday at 3 p.m. Once residents leave those areas, they will not be allowed re-entry until the storm passes and public safety official have cleared the roads.
The Havert L. Fenn Center on 2000 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce will open Friday, September 8th at 9:00 am, however, if you are planning to used the shelter you must preregister at www.stlucieco.gov/eoc.
Eight general population shelters will be opening on Saturday, September 9th at 9:00 a.m.
|Westwood High School||1801 Angle Road||Fort Pierce|
|Fort Pierce Central High School||4101 South 25th Street||Fort Pierce|
|Treasure Coast High School||1000 SW Darwin Blvd||Port St. Lucie|
|Westgate K-8 School||1050 NE Cashere Blvd||Port St. Lucie|
|Lakewood Park Elementary||7800 Indrio Road||Fort Pierce|
|Oak Hammock Elementary||1251 SW California Blvd||Port St Lucie|
|Samuel S. Gaines Academy||2250 S Jenkins Rd||Fort Pierce|
|Parkway Elementary School||7000 NW Selvitz Rd||Port St Lucie|
** Westwood High School will double as a pet friendly shelter, however, pet owners must bring crates for their pets, as well as food, water and litter. All pets must have up-to-date vaccinations. Pets, along with their owners, will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. **
Indian River County
Shelters in Bold will be open starting on Saturday, September 9 at 8:00 a.m.
|Indian River Academy||500 20th Street SW||Vero Beach|
|Oslo Middle School||480 20th Avenue SW||Vero Beach|
|Osceola Magnet School||1110 18th Avenue S.W.||Vero Beach|
|Gifford Middle School||4530 28th Court||Gifford|
|Glendale Elementary School||4940 8th Street||Vero Beach|
|V.B.H.S. Freshman Learning Center||1507 19th Street||Vero Beach|
|Vero Beach Elementary School||1770 12th Street||Vero Beach|
|Fellsmere Elementary School||50 North Cypress Street||Fellsmere|
|Pelican Island Elementary School||1355 Schumann Drive||Sebastian|
|Sebastian Elementary School||400 County Road 512||Sebastian|
|Sebastian River Middle School||9400 County Road 512||Sebastian|
|Sebastian River High School||9001 90th Avenue||Sebastian|
|Storm Grove Middle School||6400 57th Street||Vero Beach|
Treasure Coast Elementary School 8955 85th Street Sebastian, Florida 32958 Pre-registration required: Call 772-226-3900 for information.
Liberty Magnet School 6850 81st Street Vero Beach, Florida 32967 Call 772-388-3331, Ext. 10 for information
Palm Beach County
All 15 general population shelters in Palm Beach County will be opened around 10:00 am Friday morning.
**Pet friendly shelter
West Boynton Recreation Center, 6000 Northtree Boulevard. Pets must be accompanied by one owner who will stay at the nearby Park Vista High School, 7900 S Jog Rd, Lake Worth, FL 33467 -due to space restrictions. Owners will be given schedule to attend to pets. To register :www.pbcgov.com/animal
** Special Needs
Special needs shelter will open Friday at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Must preregister for assistance. (561) 712-6400 or visit www.readypbc.org.
|Lyons Creek Middle School||4333 Sol Press Blvd||Coconut Creek|
|Monarch High School||5050 Wiles Rd||Coconut Creek|
|Coral Glades High School||2700 Sportsplex Dr.||Coral Springs|
|Fox Trail Elementary School||1250 Nob Hill Rd||Davie|
|Arthur Ashe/ Atlantic Tech College||1701 N.W. 23rd Ave.||Fort Lauderdale|
|Watkins Elementary School||3520 S.W. 52nd Ave||Pembroke Park|
|Park Lakes Elementary||3925 N. State Rd. 7||Lauderdale Lakes|
|New Renaissance Middle School||10701 Miramar Blvd.||Miramar|
|Plantation Elementary||651 N.W. 42nd Ave.||Plantation|
|Pompano Beach High School||600 N.E. 13 Ave||Pompano Beach|
|Weston Falcon Cove Middle School||4251 Bonaventure Blvd||Weston|
Millennium Middle School/Challenger Elementary School Campus 5803 NW 94th Ave. Tamarac, 33321 (Not a general population shelter)
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, has issued an evacuation order for residents who live in mobile homes, residents who live in Zone A, and residents of the Barrier Islands, which include: Bal Harbour, Bay Harbour Islands, Golden Beach, Indian Creek Village, Miami Beach, North Bay Village, Sunny Isles Beach and Surfside. Biscayne Park was mentioned in the Mayor’s announcement, however, it is not apart of the evacuation. This evacuation order will go into effect as of 7:00 am Thursday morning. Here are a list of shelters who have opened for your convenience:
|North Miami Beach Senior||1247 NW 167 St||North Miami|
|South Miami Senior||6856 SW 53 St||South Miami|
|Felix Varela Senior||15255 SW 96 St||West Kendall|
|Pet Friendly Shelter||10901 Coral Way||Miami|