Town of Palm Beach urges evacuation

(National Hurricane Center)

PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - The Town of Palm Beach Wednesday evening urged residents to voluntarily evacuate.

Officials sent an alert ahead of a mandatory order by the county. They mentioned they were in consultation with Palm Beach County which informed their current decision.

“Residents do not have to travel hundreds of miles but should seek shelter in a hotel on the mainland or hunker down with friends west of US-1,” said the alert.

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