OCRACOKE, NC --- The County of Hyde, NC issued a visitor evacuation order for Ocracoke Island on its Twitter page Saturday night.
The order comes ahead of potential weather threats expected this week from Hurricane Maria, now a Category 2 hurricane.
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According to the tweet, the evacuation order will go into effect at 5 a.m. Monday morning.
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