Previously, only residents in Zone A and barrier islands in Zone B were ordered out. The new order includes a huge swath of the city — the entire corridor along Biscayne Boulevard, from 119th Street south to the Florida Keys, has been ordered to leave. Zones B and C also extend into most of downtown Miami and Brickell, as well as portions of Homestead, Cutler Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, Miami Shores, and other parts of the area.
(You can find more information on the evacuation order at miamidade.gov/emergency. You can also use this interactive map to find out if your home sits in an evacuation area.)
Evacuation Zones B and C include areas of lower income than Miami Beach and the county's other barrier islands — which ensures the county's hurricane shelters will fill up over the weekend. Gimenez has urged residents repeatedly not to go to a shelter unless they have absolutely nowhere else to go — so stay with friends or family so there's space for those who can't. The county has opened eight shelters for residents
So far, the county has opened eight Metrorail garages where residents can park safely. If you don't have a car, you can use this map to find out where to catch a hurricane evacuation bus.