posted on September 03, 2019 16:47
Earlier today at an Emergency Meeting, the Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners issued a mandatory evacuation for all tourist and visitors and a voluntary evacuation for owners and residents effective at 2 PM today (9/3). The voluntary evacuation was to become mandatory for owners and residents at noon tomorrow (9/4). They also declared an 8 PM curfew for tomorrow night (9/4).
Since then Governor Roy Cooper has declared by Executive Order a mandatory evacuation for ALL people on barrier islands in North Carolina effective at 8 AM on September 4, 2019. This order supersedes the previous effective time of noon set by the Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners.
The mandatory evacuation for tourist and visitors and the voluntary evacuation for a owners and residents effective 2 pm today (9/3) remains in place. The 8 PM curfew for tomorrow night (9/4) is also remains in effect.
NC MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER FOR HURRICANE DORIAN