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TS Hermine- Bridge Update 09-03-16 4PM

HERMINE HAS IMPACTED ROADS IN COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA At this time the following bridges in Northeastern NC are closed to traffic due to high winds: Virginia Dare heading east and the Alligator River. Please avoid travel in these areas, especially in high profile vehicles. For information on specific roads select a Region, Route, or County from the pull down menus below. If a flooded roadway is encountered, turn around and seek an alternate route.  TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN For updated watches and warnings from the National Weather Service, click HEREHEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED OVER LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND Motorists in North Carolina should expect heavier than normal traffic due to holiday weekend travel from Friday, September 2nd to Monday, September 5th. Motorists should expect SIGNIFICANT delays on I-85 south of the Virginia State line due to long-term construction. Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid this area. Last updated 9/3/2016 4:25 pm

Tropical Storm Hermine Update 09-03-16 2PM

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HERMINE HAS IMPACTED ROADS IN COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA At this time the following bridges in Northeastern NC are closed to traffic due to high winds: Virginia Dare, Alligator River, Oregon Inlet/Bonner Bridge, Old Manns Harbor and Wright Memorial. Please avoid travel in these areas, especially in high profile vehicles. For information on specific roads select a Region, Route, or County from the pull down menus below. If a flooded roadway is encountered, turn around and seek an alternate route.  TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN For updated watches and warnings from the National Weather Service, click HEREHEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED OVER LABOR DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND Motorists in North Carolina should expect heavier than normal traffic due to holiday weekend travel from Friday, September 2nd to Monday, September 5th. Motorists should expect SIGNIFICANT delays on I-85 south of the Virginia State line due to long-term construction. Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid this area. Last updated 9/3/2016 2…

Tropical Storm Hermine- Road Warning

Warning: High salt water tides are being experienced on roads in the villages of Hatteras and Frisco. It is recommended that drivers stay off of roadways and inside through the duration of Tropical Storm Hermine when possible. Please contact our office with questions. 800-428-8372 or email hatteras.info@hatterasrealty.com.

TS Hermine Update #3 09-02-16 11AM

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Tropical Storm Hermine is forecasted to continue into Georgia and move up the coast and impact Hatteras Island Friday night into Saturday. Hatteras Island is now under a tropical storm warning. As the storm tracks north we are expecting to see storm force winds of 30-45 mph with higher gusts around 50-55 mph with significant amounts of rain, heavy surf and the potential for soundside flooding. We will continue to monitor the progress of the storm and post updates as needed or available.

If you are planning to travel Friday OR Saturday keep in mind that the majority of HWY 12 is low lying; torrential rain bands that can come with the approach of a tropical system can rapidly (and deeply) flood the roadways and cause dangerous conditions. Additionally, higher seas, onshore winds, combined with high tides may bring over wash conditions to the highway in vulnerable areas.  You may want to consider scheduling travel on the island during lower tide times. Currently it looks like Saturday tra…

Tropical Storm Hermine- Update #2 09-01-16 9PM

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County of Dare
Department of Public Relations
P.O. Box 1000, Manteo North Carolina 27954 For Immediate Release: 9/1/2016Contact: Public Relations Office
252.475.5900
darecountypr@darenc.com
Tropical Storm Warning Now in Effect for Dare County
As of 5 p.m., the National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm Warning that includes all areas of Dare County. A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical wind conditions are expected somewhere in the warning area within the next 36 hours. While we were fortunate with Tropical Depression #8 passing off the coast earlier this week, Hermine will bring impacts as the storm approaches.  

Residents and visitors are encouraged to go ahead and prepare now by securing loose outdoor items before the winds increase. Now is the time to ensure your emergency kit is properly stocked and your emergency plan is reviewed. 

Tropical storm force winds are expected to arrive late Friday or early Saturday and continue through late Saturday afternoon. Residents and visitors …

Tropical Storm Hermine Update #1 09-01-16 4PM

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Tropical Storm Hermine Will Bring Substantial Rain and Heavy Wind
While Tropical Depression #8 passed off our coast earlier this week without impact, Dare County Emergency Management is asking residents and visitors to pay close attention to Tropical Storm Hermine as it heads our way after making landfall in Florida. While the exact tract of the storm may change, Dare County is likely to experience substantial rain and heavy wind as the system moves through the area this weekend.

Tropical storm force winds are expected to arrive late Friday or early Saturday and continue through Saturday afternoon. Go ahead and secure loose outdoor items before the strong winds arrive. Now is the time to ensure your emergency kit is properly stocked and your emergency plan is reviewed.

Widespread rainfall of 5 to 8 inches is anticipated with isolated amounts of up to 10 inches.
Prolonged heavy rainfall could result in flash flooding. These conditions make travel hazardous, especially along NC 12 and …