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Emergency Alerts for Irma
Posted on Sep 7th, 2017

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn has declared a local state of emergency in the City of Tampa in response to the approach of Hurricane Irma. Residents are strongly urged to follow the orders and recommendations of government officials with regard to possible evacuations and preparation concerning the category 5 storm.
The City of Tampa Office of Emergency Management will provide updates via city social media accounts. Follow @CityofTampa and @AlertTampa on Twitter. A storm hotline will be available starting 8 a.m. Thursday, September 7 to answer any questions regarding the storm and city services.
The toll-free number is (844) 852-8889. You can also text TAMPAREADY to 888 777 to receive text updates to your mobile device.
Please encourage others to sign up for emergency notifications at