Remnants of Sally, Impacts of Hurricane Teddy to Cause Challenging Travel Conditions this Weekend

Post Date:09/18/2020 10:35 AM Portions of the Outer Banks—particularly Hatteras Island—will experience coastal flooding, high winds, storm surge, beach erosion and strong rip currents as the remnants of Sally pass over the area and the impacts from distant Hurricane Teddy are felt throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City reports that high […]

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Dare County and National Weather Service to Host Virtual Hurricane Preparedness Forum

Dare County Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson will be joined by Erik Heden, the NWS local Warning Coordination Meteorologist, for a virtual Hurricane Preparedness Forum on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. The forum will discuss important information on personal preparedness actions and updates on weather service forecast products. Topics will include adapting preparedness […]

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Dare County Prepares for Winter Weather

As of February 20, mainland Dare County in under a Winter Storm Warning while the northern beaches, including Duck, are under a Winter Weather Advisory. Wind and High Surf Advisories have also been issued. North winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected. Forecast now shows greater snow accumulation possible with […]

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Dare County Emergency Management Transitions to Online Reentry Permits

To improve reentry permit service delivery, Dare County Emergency Management has established an online reentry permit process. While no changes have been made to reentry priorities, all permits can now be obtained at DareNC.com/reentry. Permits from previous years will no longer be accepted. While moving the process online allows permits to be obtained at any […]

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Hurricane Florence update September 12, 4:30 p.m.

Hurricane Florence Update September 12, 2018 4:30 p.m. From the Dare County Joint Information Center With the changing forecast, tropical storm force winds are now expected Thursday morning. As a result, there will be no restrictions on access into Dare County until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday September 13. There are no planned bridge closures, but […]

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Hurricane Florence update September 12, 2018 10:30am

Hurricane Florence Update September 12, 2018 10:30 a.m. Hurricane and storm surge warnings remain for all of Dare County. Mandatory evacuation orders are still in effect. Please find the full update from Dare County Emergency Management HERE. If you have not already done so, sign up for Regroup Mass Notification on the Town website to receive […]

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Coastal Storm Update- March 12, 2018

Dare County is now under a Coastal Flood, High Surf and Wind advisories. Winds from the north will pick up at 25-35 mph with gusts to 50 mph. Seas are forecast to reach 8 ft with some minor sound side flooding and ocean over wash possible. Winter weather is NOT expected on the Outer Banks […]

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Coastal Storm Update- March 11, 2018

The latest from the National Weather Service shows that winds will increase through Monday and peak that evening. Coastal flooding should coincide with the wind and peak Monday evening. Wind direction will be from the northeast to north through Monday evening changing into northwest by Tuesday morning. This storm is still predicted to move quickly […]

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Coastal Storm Likely For Monday March 12

Confidence has increased on the track of a coastal storm that looks to affect the area on Monday, March 12 into Tuesday. It looks like periods of heavy rain, wind, and minor coastal flooding will accompany the storm. This storm should move through quickly. We will post updates as they come out.

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