UNCW cancels classes, orders evacuation due to Hurricane Dorian’s threat


WILMINGTON, N.C. (WNCN) – UNCW has canceled classes and ordered a mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Dorian’s potential impact on North Carolina.

The University of North Carolina-Wilmington sent the notice to the campus just after noon Monday.

Classes for the week are canceled and a mandatory evacuation will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

No other information was immediately available.

In September 2018, Hurricane Florence caused about $140 million in damage at UNCW.

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