Jimmy Buffett shares Instagram photo holding a surfboard on South Carolina beach

Despite mandatory evacuations in parts of South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, musician Jimmy Buffett took to Instagram to pose on Folly Beach, South Carolina.

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According to Slate, the singer went surfing in Charleston County Wednesday, which was evacuated by the governor on Monday.

Buffett joked about the hurricane but added a note on the seriousness of Hurricane Florence

"I ain't afraid of dying I got no need to explain I feel like going surfing in a hurricane" #follybeachsurfing On a serious note - respect mother nature, please be safe and listen to your local authorities.

Hurricane Florence is steadily churning toward the Carolinas and could impact residents as far south as Georgia or north into Virginia as it makes landfall late Thursday or early Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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