VERO BEACH (CBSMiami) – After being placed under a Hurricane Watch, Indian River County has called for voluntary evacuations Sunday for all residents and visitors east of US Highway 1.
Mandatory evacuations will begin in the morning hours of Monday and shelters will be opened.READ MORE: Zoo Miami Mourns Loss Of Gizmo The Meerkat, Apparent Victim Of Tunnel Collapse
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County emergency management officials encouraged residents to prepare as this dangerous category 5 hurricane which may come dangerously close. They point out that Hurricane Dorian continues to be an unpredictable storm and should not be taken lightly.MORE NEWS: As Federal Eviction Moratorium Ends, BSO Gives Insight Into Eviction Process
Mandatory evacuations for Hurricane Dorian moved to Monday morning for parts of Brevard County.
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