Local shelters open for Tropical Storm Florence

Workers board up shops while preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence on September 11, 2018 in Wrightsville Beach, United States. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) 

Tropical Storm Florence is continuing to dump dangerous amounts of rain as it continues its slow slog across the Carolinas.

Shelters are open across both states in order for residents to get to safety. 



Here is a list of all local shelters open at this time as Tropical Storm Florence moves across the greater Charlotte area.


Anson County:

Wadesboro Primary School; Open
1542 US Highway 52 S
Wadesboro, NC 28170

Gaston County:

Ashbrook High School; Open
2222 S. New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC

Mecklenburg County:

Ardrey Kell High School (pet-friendly); Open
10220 Ardrey Kell
Charlotte, NC 28277

East Mecklenburg High School (pet-friendly); Open
6800 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212

North Mecklenburg High School; Open
11201 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

South Mecklenburg High School; Open
8900 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210

West Mecklenburg High School; Open
7400 Tuckaseegee Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214

Stanly County:

Anderson Grove Baptist Church; Open
2225 E. Main St.
Albemarle, NC

Locust Elementary School; Open
103 School Rd. 
Locust; NC

Union County:

Monroe Middle School; Open
601 East Sunset Drive
Monroe, NC


Chester County:

Chester Middle School

1014 McCandles Road, Chester, SC 29706

York County:

Clover First Baptist Church

117 S Main Street, Clover, SC

Boyd Hill Center

1165 Constitution Avenue, Rock Hill, SC

Contact you local emergency management here.