Stay informed about the Tropical Weather Outlook

Are you ready for the peak of hurricane season? Even when storms stay well off-shore we can feel the effects on the beach. Rip currents, large shore-break, and rough surf are all possible. Check with lifeguards about conditions or text “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to get info via text. Make sure you know where to […]

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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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Hurricane Community Forums Scheduled in Kill Devil Hills and Buxton

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Newport/Morehead City, NC will be conducting two community forums in Dare County in July to discuss hurricanes and preparedness. The forums are free and open to everyone; no age requirements. All are welcome! The National Weather Service (NWS) in Newport/Morehead City, NC will be conducting two community forums in […]

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Hurricane Preparedness Week May 5-11, 2019

The National Weather Service urges coastal property owners to prepare NOW for the 2019 hurricane season.  It only takes one storm to change your life and community. Tropical cyclones are among nature’s most powerful and destructive phenomena. If you live in an area prone to tropical cyclones, you need to be prepared. Learn how during […]

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