Rick Scott said that storm could be able to let seawater to rise up to twelve feet and is going to cover houses . The crucial warning came , after wreaking havoc on infrastructure and killing at least 22 people in Caribbean.
During a news conference Saturday morning, Gov. Rick Scott asked Floridians to obey evacuation orders and seek shelter immediately.
He said “Evacuate, Not tonight, not in an hour. You need to go right now.”
He reassured those who were still delaying that they would not leave the state. More than 260 shelters were already operating across every county and 70 more scheduled to open throughout the day.
Evacuation routes across the state were moving consistently, the governor said, adding that he had dispatched additional state troopers to maintain the flow of traffic.
he said, “Just remember this, Once the storm starts, law enforcement cannot save you.”