Baldwin County is currently under a hurricane warning, storm surge warning, and flash flood watch. Latest Forecast Information – National Weather Service:


Evacuations are strongly recommended for individuals living in Zone 1 and Zone 2 particularly those living in low-lying areas, flood prone areas, riverine areas or those living in manufactured homes, RVs, campers, travel trailers, or those who feel unsafe in their residence.

See the map below to find your evacuation zone:


Evacuation Routes



Baldwin Beach Express toll will be lifted for northbound traffic during evacuation.


Friends, family, and hotels located outside the threat area are recommended options for sheltering. The shelter at the Baldwin County Coliseum is open as a last resort. The shelter is not equipped to accept pets.

Transportation can be provided by BRATS for those in need. Contact 251-972-6817.

For medical needs questions, contact the Alabama Department of Public Health at 251-272-0558.

Infection control measures are in place. Masks and hand sanitizer are required.


What to Bring to a Shelter

  • Photo identification (Driver's License)
  • Change of clothing
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Pillows
  • Hygiene or sanitary products
  • Medications, prescription & over-the-counter
  • Eyeglasses
  • Dentures
  • Baby food/formula, diapers, wipes, teething gel, ointment
  • Water in plastic containers, 3 day supply
  • Food & snacks, non-perishable, 3 day supply
  • Cell phone
  • Flashlight & extra batteries
  • Battery powered radio & extra batteries
  • First-aid kit
  • Entertainment (toys, books, games, etc.)

Important Papers to Take With You:

  • Social security card
  • Proof of residence (deed or lease)
  • Insurance policies
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage certificate
  • Stocks, bonds, and other negotiable certificates
  • Wills, deeds, copies of recent tax returns

Pet Shelter

Pet Shelter Locations and Hotels

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