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Brady Smith , AICP
4000 Gateway Centre Blvd.
Pinellas Park, Florida 33782
Phone: (727)570-5151 ext. 42
County Hurricane Guides, Evacuation Maps & Shelter Lists
These are the official hurricane guides and evacuation zone maps for the counties in the Tampa Bay Region. A hurricane evacuation will be ordered by Level (A, B, C, D or E) as shown on these color-coded maps. The maps also show the location of evacuation routes and public shelters.
The evacuation plans in the Tampa Bay region call for one of five evacuation levels. These are called Evacuation Levels A, B, C, D, or E. Each level requires the evacuation of successively more zones inland. All structures will be affected by the hurricane-force winds. However, mobile homes residents are extremely vulnerable.
If you need assistance in locating your zone, evacuation route, or evacuation shelter, please contact your county's Emergency Management office.
2012 County Evacuation Zone Maps (PDF)
2012 County Shelter Lists and Other Information (PDF)
For Media Use - Print-Quality Hurricane Guides WITH EVACUATION MAPS
These are higher-resolution PDF versions of the Official 2012 Hurricane Guide for the Tampa Bay Region that are designed for large-format printers. Page 1 of each PDF includes the cover and comprehensive hurricane preparedness information. Page 2 includes the county evacuation zone map, county shelter list, and other county-specific information. These files are relatively large (~15 to 40 MB). The resolution is 300 dpi, color format is CMYK, and document size is 36" x 23".