Some residents wait patiently to prepare for Hurricane Irma

first_img Some buildings have planks of wood layered against their windows, and some people who live in Carolina Beach are ready to do their usual hurricane preparation.“We would put the hurricane shutters up. We’d have to move all the furniture in from outside,” Robin Smith said.But many of the homes already prepared are only vacation homes. Some of the year-round residents are hoping the hurricane stays away.Related Article: Ocean Cure prepares for annual Life Rolls On surfing event“You know at this point and time, we’re concerned and we’re watching all of the weather reports. We will make that decision on Sunday when we decide that we have to board up, whether or not we’re going to stay,” Smith said.Some residents say they are hoping everyone is safe and warns anyone new to hurricanes to be careful and cautious.“Be prepared but don’t get too excited and over prepared,” Southerly said.For anyone else in Carolina Beach looking to prepare for impacts, sand will be provided for public use beginning at 9 in the morning, tomorrow. You can find it on Sumter Avenue by the Mike Chappell park tennis courts. You must bring your own bags and shovels. 00:00 00:00 html5: Video file not foundhttps://cdn.field59.com/WWAY/1504842564-072b9f313e3d72a00803070fc27557965d734f98_fl9-720p.mp4 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Impacts from Hurricane Irma are still days away, but some residents will wait a little longer to start preparing.“At this point, we’re kind of just watching because its still a little early and don’t know when its going to make the turn, whether its going to come up the west side of Florida or straight up the peninsula or the east side,” Chris Southerly said.- Advertisement – last_img

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