Tropical Storm Chris update

July 10, 10:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Chris continues to cause dangerous currents along our beaches. Red No Swimming flags are posted today in Duck due to the risk of strong rip and long-shore currents. Duck Surf Rescue lifeguards post these warnings for your safety. Text “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to sign up for text alerts […]

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Tropical Storm Chris Update

July 9, 2018 6:00 p.m. The storm is still offshore, but continues to cause dangerous surf and currents along our beaches.  Please follow posted warnings and lifeguard instructions for your safety. Text “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to sign up for text alerts from local Outer Banks Lifeguards on beach conditions. Stay tuned to our social […]

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Tropical Storm Chris update

July 8, 2018  7:00 p.m. Forecast conditions remain basically unchanged. Hazardous surf and ocean current conditions remain along the Outer Banks.  Please follow posted warnings and lifeguard instructions for your safety.

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TD #3 upgraded to tropical storm Chris

July 8, 2018 6:00 a.m. Tropical Depression #3 became Tropical Storm Chris this morning.  Chris is meandering off the coast and still expected to move away to the northeast over the next few days. NNE winds at 25-35 mph will keep water levels high and continue to create hazardous ocean conditions.  Please continue to monitor […]

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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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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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