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Carrabelle prepares for Hurricane Michael

Carrabelle prepares for Hurricane Michael
Carrabelle prepares for Hurricane Michael
Posted at 2:42 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2019-09-30 08:13:23-04

CARRABELLE, Fla. (WTXL) - The city of Carrabelle in Franklin County is expecting to be one of the first cities to feel the effects of Hurricane Michael.

Many residents have since packed up and left.

But others don't have vehicles or another place out of town to go.

They are stocking up on supplies and hoping that the hurricane won't be that difficult to deal with.

Becca Amy, the manager of Sunset Isle: "The highway runs east and west here. Anything north of us is the forest, you know. If you're just going to go into the forest, then what? So, it truly is about if you can go, you should probably go, and if you can't, you just make the best preparations you can to hunker down and hang in there -- knowing that emergency management won't be able to help you at some point."

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for Franklin County residents and businesses.