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Evacuations

New Hanover County: Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville beaches are under a mandatory evacuation. All of New Hanover County is under a voluntary evacuation. (New Hanover County’s list of shelters are below.)

Wrightsville Beach: A mandatory evacuation begins at 8 a.m on Wednesday, September 12. Utilities will be shutting off at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Access to Wrightsville Beach will be limited to Wrightsville Beach residents only – no visitors or contractors are allowed once the mandatory evacuation is in place. No one, even residents, will be allowed on the beach after 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Kure Beach: Mandatory evacuation effective 8 a.m. Tuesday to be completed by 8 p.m on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.

Carolina Beach: A mandatory evacuation began on Tuesday at 7 a.m. and all residents shall be off the island by no later than 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Pender County: A mandatory evacuation is in effect starting Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. for low-lying, flood areas of the county including along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Northeast Cape Fear River, the Black River, and for those who live in manufactured or substandard housing including mobile homes. (Pender County’s list of shelters are below.)

Topsail Beach: A voluntary evacuation is in effect now and a mandatory evacuation will go into effect Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Surf City: A mandatory evacuation went into effect at 4 p.m. Tuesday and a curfew will go into effect 7 p.m. Wednesday.

 

Shelters

 

Brunswick County: shelters (all pet-friendly – proof of pet vaccination required) opened Tuesday at 2 p.m. at:

West Brunswick High School (550 Whiteville Rd., Shallotte)

North Brunswick High School (114 Scorpion Dr., Leland)

South Brunswick High School (100 Cougar Rd., Boiling Springs Lakes)

*Brunswick residents who need transportation for evacuation can call (910)-253-5383

 

New Hanover County:

Trask Middle School (2900 N. College Road, Wilmington) – Pet-friendly, opened Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Raleigh – New Hanover County has a reserved shelter, located in Raleigh. County officials urge residents who plan to shelter to use the Raleigh shelter instead of Trask. You can find more information here.

 

 Pender County:

Burgaw Middle School – pet-friendly, opened Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Topsail Elementary School – open Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Cape Fear Middle School – open Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Malpass Corner Elementary – open Wednesday at 8 a.m.

 

Helpful Links

RED CROSS https://www.redcross.org/about-us/news-and-events/press-release/2018/red-cross-prepares-for-massive-relief-response-as-hurricane-flor.html

WWAY https://www.wwaytv3.com/wway-hurricane-center/

New Hanover https://emergency.nhcgov.com

Brunswick County http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/brunswick-county-issues-evacuations-shelters-to-open-inland/

 

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