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Governor Cooper urges North Carolinians to follow evacuation orders, finish preparations in advance of Hurricane Dorian

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 9:54 PM

Gov. Roy Cooper today issued a mandatory evacuation order for North Carolina’s barrier islands and advised North Carolinians to complete their preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, he also. Evacuation orders for coastal counties were also put in place by local governments, and Governor Cooper today urged people to follow these directives. 

Gov. Cooper Orders Evacuation Ahead of Historic, Life-threatening Hurricane

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 1:50 PM

With powerful and dangerous winds, rains, and flooding anticipated from Hurricane Dorian, Governor Roy Cooper today issued a mandatory state evacuation order for vulnerable coastal areas. The evacuation order, effective at 8 am on Wednesday, September 4, applies to barrier islands along the entire coast, from the Virginia line to the South Carolina line.  

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