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Power will not be turned off.
(Updated August 22) There is a mandatory evacuation for liveaboard vessels, mobile homes, RVs, travel trailers, and campers by noon on Sunday. There are no current evacuations ordered for Monroe County residents or visitors. Visitors can find more information at www.fla-keys.com.
Many hotels accept pets during hurricanes. Links for more information:
Pets Welcome: www.petswelcome.com
Dog Friendly: www.dogfriendly.com
Bring Fido: www.bringfido.com
Pet Friendly Travel: www.petfriendlytravel.com/pet_evacuation
Pet Friendly Travel Guide: www.tripbuzz.com/pet-friendly-travel-guide
Take your own supplies
Cots or beds are not provided. Bring pillows, sheets, blankets, portable cot or air mattress, chaise lounge, folding chairs, or sleeping bags.
If you are on a special diet, bring a supply of nonperishable food that will be sufficient for 3 days per person.
Multiple changes of clothing and sturdy shoes.
Required medications and medical support equipment, like wheelchair/walker, oxygen, dressings, feeding and suction equipment, diapers, etc.
Personal hygiene items, like toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, towels, brush/comb, dentures, glasses, eye drops, diapers, etc.
Entertainment items, like games, cards, books, magazines, etc.
Wi-fi and cell signals may not be available
Bridges do not close prior to a storm.
Conditions can make it unsafe for emergency vehicles and high-profile vehicles to cross bridges due to high winds.
Bridges may be restricted after storms, allowing them to be inspected by FDOT and approved for safety.
WATCH: Conditions are possible in the specified area, usually within 36 hours
WARNING: Conditions are expected in the specified area within 24 hours.