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Shelters are opening their doors to those who are evacuating to safer areas during the storm.  These centers ask that you please bring any personal items they may need like bedding, medications, hygiene items, and more.

Wake County

Wake County residents who have non-emergency questions should contact officials at (919) 856-7044.

Johnston County

The Johnston County Emergency Operations Center has designated three shelters for hurricane relief, which will open on Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.

  • North Johnston Middle School435 Oil Company Road

    Micro, NC 27555

  • Benson Middle School1600 North Wall Street

    Benson, NC 27504

  • West Johnston High School (pet-friendly; pets can’t roam free)3935 Raleigh Road

    Benson, NC 27504

Sampson County

Shelters in Sampson County will be open started at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

  • Clinton High School340 Indian Town Road, Clinton
  • Union Elementary School10400 Taylors Bridge Highway, Clinton
  • Hobbton Middle School12081 Hobbton Highway, Newton Grove
  • Midway High School15274 Spivey’s Corner Highway, Dunn
  • Lakewood High School245 Lakewood School Road, Salemburg

New Hanover County

A shelter in New Hanover County will open at 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

  • Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School2600 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610


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Hurricane Florence Shelter Information  was originally published on thelightnc.com