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MacDill announces closures ahead of Tropical Storm Eta

The Tampa military base is preparing for Tropical Storm Eta.
The main entrance to MacDill Air Force Base.
The main entrance to MacDill Air Force Base. [ HOWARD ALTMAN | Howard Altman ]
Published Nov. 11, 2020
Updated Nov. 11, 2020

MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa is closing some on-base facilities Wednesday to prepare for Tropical Storm Eta.

The Bayshore gate will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday until further notice, according to a base Facebook post. The base exchange and commissary will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday and will re-open once the storm permits.

Individuals staying at the base RV park must evacuate by 6 p.m. Wednesday with rooms available in base lodging, if needed.

Only mission-essential personnel will report to work on base on Thursday.