A hurricane warning extended north along the
"We are advising people to exercise extreme caution, this is a severe weather event," said
For those who plan to evacuate their homes from
--Bring blankets or sleeping bags, flashlights, special dietary foods, infant needs and light weight folding chairs.
--Register every person arriving with you at the shelter.
--Unless the shelter is, "pet friendly," do not take your pets.
--Do not take alcoholic beverages or weapons of any kind to shelters.
--Be prepared to offer assistance to shelter workers if necessary, and stress to all family members their obligation is to keep the shelter area clean and sanitary.
--Keep important papers, like identification and insurance policies, with you at all times.
Businesses and residents within the
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