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UNC-Wilmington issues mandatory evacuation order beginning Monday

WILMINGTON, N.C. — As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington issued a mandatory evacuation for students starting at noon on Monday.

The National Hurricane Center says it is still too early to predict the hurricane's exact path, but a huge coastal area from northern Florida to North Carolina has been urged to remain on guard for the possibility of a major hit later in the week.

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