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