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Beaufort County opens shelters

   Beaufort County will open shelters to house folks evacuating from low-lying areas due to the imminent impact of Hurricane Irene. The government of Beaufort County will open the doors to their two shelters: at Washington High School and John Small Middle School at 4:00 p.m.

   Emergency Management of Beaufort County is expecting 8 to 11 feet of storm surge, which will cause flooding in low-lying areas even if only the lower end of this scale is reached. Beaufort County reiterates that there is a mandatory evacuation of citizens in all low-lying areas.

   Here below is the:

   Press Release from Beaufort County's Government


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