Hillsborough County evacuation order lifted

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – An evacuation order issued in Hillsborough County due to Hurricane Idalia has been lifted, officials said.

The order was lifted effective Wednesday at 5 p.m.

“Local residents can return to their homes and are asked to drive carefully, pay attention to the roads, avoid driving through obstacles or standing water, and stay away from power lines,” city officials said in a statement.

Officials said some traffic signals may not be working properly.

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