The Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal trustees are urging residents of the in Southampton to evacuate.
Residents are being directed to head to the Red Cross hurricane shelter at , or, if they have special medicals needs, to head to the .
The tribal leadership asks residents to transport themselves, but those who can't may call 631-283-3864 or 631-745-5179 for assistance.
Those with vehicles who can provide transportation to others are asked to call 631-283-3864.
"The Shinnecock Emergency Management Team will travel door to door to make sure all are informed of this evacuation," according to a trustee statement. "If you choose to stay, you do so at your own risk."
Those deciding to stay behind are asked to call the tribe's command center at 631-283-3864 to inform emergency personnel.