Pasco County lifts mandatory evacuation orders in areas flooded due to Hurricane Hermine

Posted at 2:55 PM, Sep 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-08 14:55:54-04

Pasco County Emergency Services Director Kevin Guthrie has lifted all mandatory evacuation orders. allowing all Pasco residents to return home.

However, residents returning to the Bass Lake area should use caution.

The Bass Lake area in New Port Richey has been re-categorized from a mandatory evacuation to a voluntary evacuation, Pasco County officials said in a statement.

Residents who have questions, need assistance, would like to help, or want to report storm damage should call Pasco County Customer Serivce at (727) 847-2411 or send an email to

For emergency calls, dial 911.