A curfew has just been issued for one town in Carteret county.
The Town of Atlantic Beach proclaimed a curfew at 8pm Thursday until further notice. Police officers could restrict or deny access to any area within town limits during the imposed curfew.
Evacuations have been ordered for residents and visitors of Carteret County.
The Carteret County Emergency Manager tells WITN those evacuations have been ordered for Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, and Atlantic Beach.
The mandatory evacuations started Thursday at 5 a.m.
Beginning at 5:00 pm on Thursday, 2 September, access to these municipalities and Bogue Banks will be restricted to essential personnel only.