Indian River County Issues Mandatory Evacuations

Indian River County officials are issuing mandatory evacuations for all residents and visitors EAST of US1 for Monday, September 2nd.

The latest Hurricane Dorian update shows a Category 5 storm with 175 mph winds.

The center of the storm is still forecast to stay offshore, but will make a close approach to east central Florida Monday through Wednesday.

Tropical Storm force winds are likely along our coast.

Public shelters are prepared to open tomorrow, including the special needs and pet friendly locations. Shelter locations and times of opening will be announced tomorrow morning.

Our next hurricane update on Sebastian Daily will be after 11:00 a.m.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.