If You Need to Evacuate

If you need to evacuate:

  • Follow instructions of local officials.
  • If there is time:
    • Let others know when you left and where you are going.
    • Make arrangements for pets. Animals are not be allowed in public shelters.
    • Shut off water, gas, and electricity, if instructed to do so.
  • Listen to a battery-powered radio for the location of emergency shelters.
  • Lock your home.
  • Take your disaster supplies kit.
  • Use travel routes specified by local officials.
  • Wear protective clothing and sturdy shoes.