Know Your Zone Do you Know Your Zone? Twenty coastal counties have established predetermined evacuation zones to simplify the coastal evacuation process in the event of an emergency. Everyone living or vacationing in North Carolina's coastal areas should Know Your Zone. Enter your address to find your zone Frequently Asked Questions Find answers to common questions regarding Know Your Zone Evacuation Zone Posters Download a poster of your county's evacuation zones Digital Toolkit Tools for local governments to use in Know Your Zone education Hurricane Guide Download your copy of the North Carolina Hurricane Guide Evacuation Orders When a storm threatens the North Carolina coast, see evacuation orders here. North Carolina Evacuation Zones Know Your Zone is a cooperative effort of North Carolina Emergency Management and county emergency management partners in coastal counties. If it becomes necessary during a hurricane, tropical storm or other hazard, local officials can order evacuations using these pre-determined zones. American Sign Language video Conozca Su Zona Visit ReadyNC.gov to prepare and plan for disasters and to stay informed when they happen.