Storm Information

Dare Commissioners Accept Beach Nourishment Bid

At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. The award is contingent on approval from the Local Government Commission.The […]

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Beach Nourishment Bid Update & FAQs

The Town has been working on the beach nourishment project since the original “Erosion and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study” was completed in May 2013. Over $1 million has been spent to date in engineering, permitting and legal fees (costs related to obtaining easements) to bring the project to construction. These costs have not been funded […]

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Winter Storm Warning issued for Friday 2/12/16

UPDATE (4:47 p.m.) 2/11/16:  Winter Storm Warning has been issued instead of Winter Weather Advisory .  A Warning is more significant than an Advisory and indicates accumulations of snow and ice are likely, especially north of Oregon Inlet starting as early as mid morning Friday into late Friday evening,  We could see between 1-3 inches as well as […]

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Coastal Storm Brings High Winds and Potential for Damage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM COUNTY OF DARE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: February 7, 2016  7:30 AM The rapidly strengthening coastal storm will bring strong northerly to northwesterly winds today, sustained at 30 to 40 mph along the entire Outer Banks. Gusts as high as 60 mph are expected with a High Wind Warning in effect […]

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National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 1-7, 2015

The Town of Duck is proud to join and promote the 2015 National Severe Weather Preparedness Week campaign to spread the word and encourage residents, visitors, and the rest of the community to Be a Force of Nature by knowing your risk, taking action, and being an example where you live. The Federal Emergency Management […]

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Duck Beach Management Project Updates Presented During Council Retreat Available

During the 2015 Duck Town Council Retreat, Ken Willson of Coastal Planning & Engineering of North Carolina and Christopher Layton, Duck Town Manager, provided updates on the Beach Management Project.  Presentation slides and videos of the presentation and discussion are available online by clicking on the links below.  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., Duck Town Council […]

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Planting of Beach Grass along Duck Beaches Begins January 9

The Town of Duck announced that Emerald Forest will begin planting beach grass plants along Duck Beaches beginning on January 9, 2015.  The plantings will begin at the north end of town and continue for several days.  For more information on the Town of Duck’s Beach Management strategy, including more information on sea grass plantings […]

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Red Flags in Duck Sunday October 5

Please note – red NO SWIMMING flags are flying today, Sunday, October 5, in Duck. This is a warning system used on our beaches which indicates that the currents are strong and the water is unsafe for swimming. DO NOT GO IN THE WATER — YOU PUT YOURSELF AND LIFEGUARDS AT RISK! Local safety officials […]

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