Mandatory evacuation lifted for Sandbridge as Hurricane Dorian passes

Posted at 2:18 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 16:26:19-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The mandatory evacuation that was ordered for the Sandbridge section of Virginia Beach before Hurricane Dorian moved into our area was lifted Friday.

During a press conference held by the City of Virginia Beach, a spokesperson said the evacuation would be effective as of 6 p.m. Thursday.

Voluntary evacuations for Zone A in the rest of the city were also issued, with an emphasis on low-lying areas.

Two shelters opened: One at the former Old Donation school and one at Kellam High School. Residents were advised to bring their own supplies, and pets were accepted.

Related: List of local shelters where you can seek refuge from Hurricane Dorian 

Housing resource centers were available for the homeless.

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