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State of Emergency issued for Duval County, mandatory evacuations start Monday

Posted: 6:00 PM, Sep 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-01 18:19:17-04
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) — Mandatory evacuations in Jacksonville will begin Monday morning as Hurricane Dorian pounds the Bahamas and threatens Florida's east coast.

Mayor of Jacksonville says mandatory evacuations starting at 8 a.m. Monday morning for zones A and B, which effects islands that include Jacksonville beaches.

A local state of emergency will go into effect Monday. Parts of Duval, St Johns and Nassau County are under mandatory evacuation.

Officials say Jacksonville beaches will close Sunday night as they are expecting significant rip currents.

Bridges will close when sustained winds reach 40mph. Shelters will open at 10am Monday morning.

There is no curfew for Jacksonville at this time.

Click here to view your evacuation zone . You can find out what zone you are in by entering your address or zip code in the top left side of the screen.

OTHER FLORIDA COUNTIES WITH PARTIAL MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERS:

PALM BEACH: Mandatory evacuations for barrier islands (land areas north and south of Jupiter Inlet and areas south along the Intracoastal Waterway) and low-lying coastal areas beginning 9/1 Sunday at 1 PM ET

MARTIN: Mandatory evacuations for barrier islands (including Hutchinson Island, Jupiter Island), Sewall’s Point and low-lying coast areas and manufactured homes beginning 9/1 Sunday at 1 PM ETST.

LUCIE: Mandatory evacuations for barrier islands and low-lying coastal areas and manufactured homes beginning 9/1 Sunday at 2 PM ET

INDIAN RIVER: Mandatory evacuations for all areas east of US Highway 1 including the barrier island beginning 9/2 Monday at 8 AM ET

BREVARD: Mandatory evacuations for barrier islands (including areas from Kennedy Space Center South to the South Beaches, Merritt Island) and low-lying coast areas and manufactured homes beginning 9/2 Monday at 8 AM ET

VOLUSIA: Mandatory evacuations for beachside and low-lying areas, RVs and mobile homes beginning 9/2 Monday at 10 AM ET

ST. JOHNS: Mandatory evacuations for zones that include the entire City of St. Augustine, the City of St. Augustine Beach, waterfront or flood-prone areas and manufactured homes, beginning 9/2 Monday at 8 AM ET

DUVAL: Mandatory evacuations for zones that include Jacksonville beaches beginning 9/2 Monday at 8 AM ET

COUNTIES MONITORING:

FLAGLER: per EOC, no mandatory evacuation orders at this time
BROWARD: per EOC, no mandatory evacuations ordered at this time
MIAMI DADE: per EOC website, no evacuation orders at this time