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Hurricane Sandy has reported winds of 90 mph. At 5:00 PM, the center of Sandy was located approximately 205 miles NNE of Kill Devil Hills, NC. Sandy has a very large wind field, with 39+ mph winds extending out 485 miles from the center.
Watches And Warnings
All Tropical Storm Warnings for Eastern NC have been dropped.
Coastal Flood Warning, High Surf Advisory, Wind Advisory in effect for Dare County Outer Banks
High Wind Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory and Flood Watch in effect for Currituck County Outer Banks
At this time, there are no evacuation plans for Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head.
Storm Reports and Other Information
Dare County Emergency Management advises that there is an increased threat of inundation of soundside flooding… 4-6 feet above ground. The highest impact will be seen after sunset. [More Details…]
Much of NC-12 (Beach Road) in Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head is flooded and impassable.
Police report upwards of 6-feet of flood water between US-158 and NC-12 in Kitty Hawk.
Dare County and Currituck County schools are closed for Tuesday October 30.
Kill Devil Hills has enacted a curfew, effective at 7:00 PM tonight.
The Bonner Bridge is closed at Oregon Inlet due to overwash on Pea Island and Hatteras Island.
Ferry routes along the NC coast with embarkation/debarkation in Dare, Currituck or Hyde have suspended operations until conditions are deemed safe.
For our Current Guests
We ask that you keep informed by periodically visiting this blog and listening to local media.
For our Property Owners
Carolina Designs Realty will dispatch crews to secure your rental properties should a mandatory evacuation be called by local government officials. Please refer to pages 34 and 35 of your 2012 Homeowner’s Manual, located on your Owner Website, for our Hurricane Preparation and Recovery procedures.
For the latest official information on Hurricane Sandy, please use the following:
Dare County Emergency Management is on Twitter! Follow @DareCoEM
Currituck County is on Twitter! Follow @CurrituckGov
Hyde County is on Twitter! Follow @HydeNC
Hurricane Sandy is on Twitter! Follow @NHC_Atlantic