High Winds and Flooding to Continue Through the Weekend

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 […]

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Coastal Storm To Bring High Winds and Potential for Flooding

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 […]

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Disaster Debris Removal Scheduled for Duck

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 […]

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Important Storm Related Information

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 […]

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Sand Fencing

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 […]

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Storm Surge Presentation

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.

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