Hurricane Florence evacuation zone: Mandatory orders issued ahead of storm

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:
Mandatory:

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

Voluntary:
Bertie County
Surf City

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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.


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