Taylor County is under a local state of emergency. The Board of County Commissioners has issued a mandatory evacuation of all mobile homes and sub-standard homes in coastal and low-lying area.
An emergency shelter is open at Perry Elementary School at 1600 East Green Street. Transportation will be available to take people from Steinhatchee School to the shelter location in Perry.
Sandbags are also available for Taylor County residents who have experienced localized rainfall flooding before.
You can pick up the free bags at the following locations:
County Road Department from 7-4 p.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol Station, 24 hours
The Steinhatchee Roll Off site, 24 hours.