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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]