High winds and coastal flooding are expected to remain through the weekend and there is a chance that flooding may increase. The most recent forecast from the National Weather Service indicates ocean and sound waters could reach as high as 4 feet above ground level, a foot higher than previously anticipated. Dare County Emergency Management […]
Dare County Emergency Management is advising residents and visitors to prepare for the approaching coastal storm that will bring strong winds and flooding to the area. According to Emergency Management Director Drew Pearson, “Over the next few days, this storm has the potential to damage property and flood neighborhoods and roads, especially those on Hatteras […]
NC Emergency Management in conjunction with staff from the Dare County Planning Department and local municipal planning departments will conduct public meetings on the new preliminary flood insurance rate maps (FIRMS) for Dare County on the following dates: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Kill Devil Hills Town Hall 102 Town Hall […]
The Town of Duck has contracted services for Disaster Debris removal. This pick-up is limited to debris related specifically to Hurricane Matthew. Contractors are expected to begin work in Duck on Monday, October 31. Yard and household debris generated by convenience clearing is not eligible for pick-up. All storm generated debris must be placed street […]
Access to Hatteras Island As previously announced, visitors will be allowed access to the Villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon and Buxton beginning 7 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Restrictions remain in place for areas south of Buxton Back Road and NC 12 (NC SR 1232 at Cape Hatteras Secondary School), including the villages […]
Town of Duck Assessment teams have reported that following Hurricane Matthew, the beaches throughout Duck appear to have withstood the storm fairly well, and even are accumulating sand. This would be a great time to add sand fencing. To find out how to proceed with installing sand fencing, please contact Sandy Cross, Permit Coordinator/CAMA LPO […]
Dare County Emergency Management recently hosted Jamie Rhome, Storm Surge Unit Leader with the National Hurricane Center. To learn more about storm surge and its impacts please take thirty minutes to view his presentation which was captured and shared by Dare County’s Government Channel.
For Immediate Release by County of Dare, Department of Emergency Management Local businesses are encouraged to obtain and/or verify post-disaster entry permits to reenter Dare County following a hurricane. Please note, reentry permits will not be issued within 72 hours of landfall of a storm. Following an evacuation, businesses will be allowed to return to […]