Charlestown has ordered a voluntary evacuation from Route 1A south. The evacuation is mandatory for residences located on the beach and pond waterfronts & will take place between 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday . It will be in effect at least through Monday at noon.
The Westerly Senior Center at 39 State St. will serve as the regional shelter. It will be open at 4 Saturday afternoon. Charlestown Police Department information line is 213-6920.