ENC Evacuation Orders Ahead Of Hurricane Florence

Sep 10, 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches the southeastern U.S., counties in Eastern North Carolina are beginning to issue mandatory evacuation orders. 

Here's a list of manadatory orders that have been issued:

Jones County

A mandatory evacuation has been ordered.  No shelters are available.

Craven County

A mandatory evacuation has been issued for all of Craven County effective at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. 

Dare County

A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for all of Dare County, including the mainland, at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. All visitors and residents on Hatteras Island are under a mandatory evacuation order starting at noon on Monday. 

Cape Lookout National Seashore

Cape Lookout National Seashore will evacuate the islands of South Core Banks, North Core Banks and Shackleford Banks at noon Monday. 

Hyde County

A mandatory evacuation has been issued for all of Hyde County, mainland and island.  

Carteret County

A mandatory evacuation has been issued for the entire county starting at noon on Tuesday. County offcials say everyone needs to be in a safe place and sheltered by Wednesday at 8 p.m. 

Pamlico County

A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for the entire county starting on Tuesday at 3 p.m. The county will transport residents from Pamlico Community College to inland shelters on Tuesday at 5 p.m.  The college will open for residents seeking shelter on Wednesday at 5 p.m. (space is limited).  

Onslow County

A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for the entire county effective immediately.  Shelters will no longer be available to residents. Transportation to out of county shelters will be available tomorrow, Sept., 12th at the Jacksonville Commons Middle School, 315 Commons Drive South in Jacksonville and Dixon Middle School, 118 Ridge Field Ave. in Sneads Ferry. Registration for citizens who will be utilizing county transportation and evacuating to shelters should be ready to register tomorrow, September 12th by 9:00 a.m. and buses are scheduled to leave by 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.