FLORIDA — There is already evacuation orders that were placed on monday October 9th 2018 in preparation for Hurricane Michael which is picking up steam and force as the day goes by.

The evacuation Zones which are now urged to evacuate applies to areas A, B and C on the evacuation zone map shown below :

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(please check your evacuation zone here : http://www.co.bay.fl.us/511/Evacuation-Zones)

Mandatory evacuation has already started today and first responders are already out there helping people exit their homes.

Ford, Commissioner Bill Dozier and Chief of Emergency Services in Bay County Mark Bowen all urged people to get on the road as soon as possible, and if people to elect to stay behind prepare to be self sufficient.

Beach renourishment is expected to occur after the hurricane passes.