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Brunswick County issues evacuations; shelters to open inland

Brunswick County has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents who live in low-lying and flood-prone areas or substandard or mobile homes.

Pender County urges residents with special needs to use registry

Pender County residents who require special sheltering accommodations during natural disasters should sign up for the Pender County Special Needs Registry.

Caswell Beach issues mandatory evacuation for visitors

The Town of Caswell Beach has declared a State of Emergency and has issued a mandatory evacuation for all non-residents and visitors.

Gov. Cooper issues Sunday statement on Hurricane Florence

The latest forecast from National Hurricane Center shows Florence becoming a major hurricane by early in the week and tracking toward the southeastern United States by later in the week.

Storm prep underway, residents prepare for the worst

Lifeguards at Wrightsville Beach have had to call in back-up today to get as many guards out here as they can. They say they can see rip currents popping up everywhere.

Time to prepare as Hurricane Florence, takes aim at US Southeast

Tropical Storm Florence turned into a hurricane Sunday morning and swirled toward the U.S. for what forecasters said could be a direct hit on the Southeast toward the end of the week.

Threat rising of storm surge, inland flooding from Florence

Forecasters are warning that the threat is rising of life-threatening storm surge and freshwater inland flooding from prolonged heavy rains once Hurricane Florence nears the Southeast seaboard in coming days.

UNCW issues voluntary evacuation for students, classes, events canceled

In a voluntary evacuation, students are encouraged, but not required, to leave campus for a safer location.

Cooper declares State of Emergency to help farmers ahead of Florence

North Carolina's governor has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Florence approaches the U.S. East Coast.

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