Published On: Fri, Aug 25th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey evacuation map: The place are evacuation zones in Texas, USA?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott instructed the general public: “I strongly urge all Texans to heed warnings out of your native officers. 

“I additionally urge that you simply instantly comply with evacuation orders for all impacted counties, significantly in Corpus Christi and Houston the place the storm surge and flooding from Hurricane Harvey are almost definitely.

“Please take all vital precautions to save lots of your life and minimise danger.” 

He added: “Don’t take any possibilities evacuate when you find yourself ordered. Additionally remember to keep away from rising waters and handle one another. Could God bless you and maintain you protected.” 

That is the newest necessary evacuation record revealed by the KPRC 2 Houston and shared by Governor Abbott.

Obligatory evacuation record 

  • Brazoria County: Gulf aspect Intracoastal Canal
  • Calhoun County 
  • Matagorda County 
  • Port Aransas
  • Aransas Move
  • San Patricio County 
  • Metropolis of Ingleside 
  • Refugio County
  • Victoria county 
  • Mathis
  • Port Lavaca
  • Portland 
  • Robstown
  • Rockport

Voluntary evacuation

  • Brazoria County: Low-lying coastal areas inland of the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Galveston County: Low-lying, unincorporated areas
  • Bolivar Peninsula
  • Harris County: Shoreacres
  • Chambers County 

The Texas Division of Transportation yesterday mentioned there have been additionally voluntary evacuations for Jackson County , Western Nueces County and Corpus Christi. 

The division mentioned: “Please heed all recommendation given by native emergency officers. In case you are instructed to evacuate, depart instantly. Extra evacuation orders are doable.” 

In a press convention yesterday, Corpus Christi Mayor Joe McComb mentioned “nearly on the threshold for necessary evacuation, however we’re not going to cross that line proper now.”

He mentioned: ”We might mandate it, however folks have to decide of their very own. I am not going to danger our police and hearth folks going to try to drag any individual out of the home if they do not need to go.” 

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