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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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and raised in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies. In 2002, he permanently moved back to Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.