BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Brevard County emergency officials are delaying the mandatory evacuations by 24 hours and are now calling for evacuations to begin at 8 a.m. Monday because Hurricane Dorian has slowed down, although it has remained strong.
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The first mandatory evacuations have been ordered ahead of Hurricane Dorian's anticipated landfall as a Category 4 storm on Florida's east coast.
Brevard County Emergency Management ordered mandatory evacuations for the following:
- People who live on the barrier islands, including areas from Kennedy Space Center south to the south beaches, and Merritt Island
- People in mobile homes or manufactured housing
- People in low-lying, flood-prone areas
- People with special medical needs, such as electrical dependence
If you are in one of those places, EOC officials say you should begin evacuating by 8 a.m. Sunday.
More information on evacuation zones can be found here.
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