Gov. Deal alters Chatham County evacuation order

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has altered the state of emergency for Chatham County.

Zone B and C evacuation zones have been changed to a voluntary evacuation order, according to Gov. Deal.

CEMA has listed the Zone B and C has a general evacuation order. According to CEMA's website, that means:

Government officials strongly urge and recommend persons in designated evacuation areas to relocate to safer locations for their own safety. Personal discretion allowed, but not advised.

Also, contraflow on Interstate 16 will end at 4 p.m.  Saturday.

A mandatory evacuation order remains in Zone A in Chatham County.

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