Mandatory evacuation began at 8:00 a.m. Monday for Zones 1 and 2 in both Mobile and Baldwin Counties.
In Baldwin County: Zones 1 and 2 include all areas south of U.S. Highway 98 and areas on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay that are South of Interstate 10 and west of U.S. Highway 98. Additionally, all people living in proximity to the Fish, Styx, Blackwater, and Perdido Rivers should evacuate. Also, all people living in manufactured homes, and those living in low-lying, flood-prone areas should evacuate.
In Mobile County: Zones 1 and 2 include areas south of Interstate 10 and those areas that are north of I-10 and east of I-65 and east of U.S. 43.
Also, all people living in manufactured homes, and those living in low-lying, flood-prone areas should evacuate.
Residents along the coast and inland are all encouraged to continue to monitor changing weather conditions.
The Ready Alabama website, www.readyalabama.gov, includes helpful suggestions to help people prepare for the impact of a hurricane.
Ready Alabama information is also available on Twitter by following @readyalabama.
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency also has information online at www.ema.alabama.gov and on Twitter by following @AlabamaEMA.