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MIAMI (CBSMiami) –  Miami-Dade County opened shelters Wednesday afternoon following an order issued for voluntary evacuations of mobile home parks ahead of Hurricane Matthew.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez issued an order for mobile home residents just before 5 p.m. The order was issued out of an abundance of caution, said the mayor.

Miami-Dade County remains under Tropical Storm Warning meaning tropical storm conditions are expected within the next 36 hours but that may change if depending on the hurricane’s trajectory.

For Miami-Dade residents planning on going to a shelter, the following locations are open:

  • Michael M. Krop Senior
    1410 NE 215 Street
    North Miami-Dade, 33179
  • Booker T. Washington Senior
    1200 NW 6 Ave.
    City of Miami, 33136
  • Robert Morgan Senior
    18180 SW 122 Avenue
    Miami, 33177

The shelters listed above do not allow pets. Pet owners may take their pets to the following pet-friendly shelter:

  • Darwin Fuchs Pavilion
    10901 SW 24th St.
    Miami, FL 33165

Click here for the latest evacuation information for Miami-Dade County. 


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