The National Hurricane Center’s current forecast has Hurricane Irene very close to Chincotea...gue late Saturday night and early Sunday morning with hurricane force winds, heavy rain, and tidal flooding arriving by mid-day Saturday.
Currently all non-residents should be evacuated.
Also, http://www.chincoteague-va.gov/ will have updates.
**ALSO from the Chincoteague Vol. Fire Dept.**
ARCADIA MIDDLE SCHOOL WILL BE THE SHELTER FOR ISLAND RESIDENTS AND IT WILL OPEN TOMORROW MORNING AT 6AM.
THEY DO NOT ACCEPT PETS.
WICOMICO YOUTH & CIVIC CENTER IS ACCEPTING PETS AS FAR AS WE KNOW.
PLEASE TAKE YOUR MEDICINE, WATER, CASH MONEY & EXTRA CLOTHES.
PLEASE HEED ALL WARNINGS!!!