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Mobile County evacuation routes

Evacuation routes for Mobile County residence during a tropical system. (Shutterstock)

MOBILE COUNTY EVACUATION ZONES AND ROUTES

Mobile County Zones

ZONE I-56,453
South of Interstate 10

ZONE II-128,481
North of Interstate 10
East of Interstate 65
East of US 43

ZONE III-160,859
North of Interstate 10
South of US 98
West of Interstate 65

ZONE IV-54,050
North of US 98
West of Interstate 65
West of US 43


Mobile County Evacuation Routes

I-65 North, Highway 43 North, Highway 45 North.

Dauphin Island and Alabama Port:

Take Highway 193 North to I-10 East to I-65 North.

Bayou La Batre and Grand Bay

take Highway 188 or Mobile County Road 19 to I-10 East to I-65 North.

Mississippi or Florida residents evacuating into Alabama

use I-65 North, Highway 43 North or Highway 45 North.

When the time comes to leave, please know your evacuation zone. Zones to evacuate will be announced using local media. Evacuate immediately when asked to do so.

Please listen carefully for the direction of the storm by the National Weather Service. For example: If the storm is approaching from the East or South proceed to the west, the logical path of the storm would be northeastward. If you are on I-65 north you will be in the path of the storm. Information will be given in advance of approaching storms allowing proper evacuation of afflicted areas. Please listen carefully to all weather advisories.

Please Note: In the event of a northbound evacuation all four lanes of I-65 will become a northbound Interstate system. All southbound traffic will be halted. Should high winds be advised, please conduct safely while driving on all raised roadways. High winds and damaging rains are a danger to automobiles on raised highways and bridges.


BALDWIN COUNTY EVACUATION ROUTES

Evacuation Zones are developed to move threatened populations from hazards caused by natural or manmade disasters. The following zones have been established to foster an efficient and timely response to evacuation orders given by elected officials. When evacuation orders are given, residents and visitors are encouraged to move further inland or move to higher ground.

The following scenarios and descriptions will be used for the listed storm categories.

Scenario 1:

Category 1 - Zone 1: All areas of Pleasure Island along with individuals living in manufactured homes, and those living in low lying flood prone areas countywide. (Pleasure Island consists of all areas south of the Intra-coastal Canal to include Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Ono Island.)

Category 2 - Zone 1 & 2: All areas south of State Hwy 98 and the area on the Eastern Shore that is South of Interstate 10 and West of State Hwy 98. Additionally, all individuals living in proximity to the Fish, Styx, Blackwater and Perdido Rivers and all individuals living in manufactured homes, and those living in low lying flood prone areas countywide.

Category 3 - Zones 1 through 3: All areas south of State Hwy 98 and the area on the Eastern Shore west of State Hwy 98, and the area west of State Hwy 225 and west of Hwy 59 North of Stockton to the Baldwin/Monroe County line. Additionally, all individuals living in proximity to the Fish, Styx, Blackwater and Perdido Rivers and all individuals living in manufactured homes, and those living in low lying flood prone areas countywide.

Category 4 or 5 - Zones 1 through 4: All areas south of Interstate 10 and the area on the Eastern Shore west of State Hwy 225 and west of Hwy 59 North of Stockton to the Baldwin/Monroe County line. Additionally, all individuals living in manufactured homes,and those living in low lying flood prone areas countywide.

Scenario 2: will be used when Elected Officials deem a wider evacuation order is needed based on guidance issued by the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center.

Categories 1 through 4: evacuation zones are same as listed above.

Category 5 Zones 1 through 5: Everyone in Baldwin County should evacuate.


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