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Hillsborough County extends state of emergency for another week

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The Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group has extended the local state of emergency declared last Wednesday regarding Hurricane Irma for an extra seven days.

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Hillsborough officials say people need to be indoors NOW to ride out storm

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Hillsborough County officials said Sunday morning that people need to be in place now for what is likely to be a dangerous 20 hours or so with Hurricane Irma slowly moving up the coast of Florida. “There really is no time left,” County Administrator Mike Merrill told reporters at the Hillsborough County Emergency Operations Center in East Tampa.

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