Hillsborough County Schedules Hurricane Idalia News Conference for 10 a.m. Today

Hurricane Idalia Update No. 5

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2023) - Hillsborough County emergency management officials will host a news conference to discuss the latest preparations and safety information for Hurricane Idalia at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Hillsborough County Public Safety Operations Complex, 9450 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33619.

There will be a briefing from Hillsborough County Emergency Management Director Tim Dudley, Hillsborough County Administrator Bonnie Wise, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody. The public is invited to watch the briefing via Hillsborough County's YouTube Channel

Get Connected. Stay Alert.
For more information on Hillsborough County's response to Hurricane Idalia, visit and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook; X, formerly known as Twitter; and Nextdoor for updates.

Residents without digital access are encouraged to call 833-HC STORM or 833-427-8676, the County's storm information line, for information on Hurricane Idalia or visit


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