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Taylor County officials declare local state of emergency, issue voluntary evacuation order

Mandatory Evacuation Notice for Baker County
Posted at 2:54 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2019-09-30 08:09:41-04

TAYLOR COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Taylor County Board of County Commissioners have declared a local state of emergency.

A voluntary evacuation has been advised for all coastal and low lying areas in Taylor County, which may escalate to a mandatory evacuation depending on the storm track.

Residents are urged to prepare as Hurricane Michael is predicted to be a category 3 hurricane when it reaches land.

Shelter time is expected to open at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Taylor County Elementary. If you choose to evacuate, please head out of the storm's path.