Hurricane Florence evacuation zone: Mandatory orders issued ahead of storm

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

As Hurricane Florence strengthens, multiple counties are issuing mandatory evacuation orders for residents and visitors.

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Here's a list of evacuation orders:


Pamlico County

North Topsail Beach

Dare County

Tyrrell County

Brunswick County (residents who live in low-lying and flood-prone areas or substandard or mobile homes)

Ocracoke Beach

Currituck Outer Banks (visitors)

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Atlantic Beach

Indian Beach

Emerald Isle Beach

Kure Beach

Pine Knoll Shores

Emerald Isle

Wrightsville Beach

Oak Island (visitors)

Holden (visitors)

Onslow County

Carteret County

Craven County


Bertie County

Surf City

RELATED: Schools cancel classes, sporting events in jeopardy ahead of Hurricane Florence

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation for all coastal zones starting Tuesday.

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have said Florence is expected to be an extremely dangerous storm by the time it nears the coast of South Carolina or North Carolina on Thursday.