Hurricane Irma FAQ
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Q. When and where will Hurricane Irma hit?
A. While it’s almost impossible to predict, most meteorologists agree Florida could be affected as early as 2 a.m. Sunday. For up-to-date tracking information click here.
Q. How do I know if I have to go to school?
A. Parents and guardians of Hillsborough County School students received an automated phone call at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday, announcing that all schools would be closed Thursday, Sept. 7 through Friday, Sept. 8 due to the fact that some schools will serve as shelters for evacuees. To find out more click here.
Q. What should I do to prepare?
A. Water, batteries, non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items and important family documents are just a few items that appear on most Hurricane Survival Kit checklists. For more detailed lists click here.
Q. How do I know if I’m in a flood zone?
A. Students and faculty at Hillsborough High School come from as far as Lithia. Hillsborough is in Flood Zone X. To find out what flood zone your home is in, click here.