Hurricane Sandy Update (10/26/2012 2:00 PM)

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Hurricane Sandy is a Category 1 storm with winds reported at 75 mph. At 2:00 PM, Sandy was located 630 miles from Duck, NC.

Watches And Warnings
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect along the Outer Banks for areas south of Oregon Inlet.

Evacuation Information
At this time, there are no evacuation plans for Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head. Emergency Managers in both Dare and Currituck counties are monitoring the progress of Sandy, and advise residents and visitors to make safety preparations prior to this weekend.

Currituck County Emergency Management Statement #1
Dare County Emergency Management Statement #3
Dare County Video Update #1

For our Current Guests
We ask that you keep informed by periodically visiting this blog and listening to local media. Watches and Warnings could be issued for areas north of Oregon Inlet later today.

For our Incoming Guests
At this time we are not expecting significant impact to Outer Banks vacation rentals beginning the weekend of October 27-28, 2012. You will be contacted should we discover significant issues with your rental home.

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 | Currituck County

National Weather Service Sandy Statement for region covering Dare County

National Hurricane Center’s Sandy Page

Dare County Emergency Management is on Twitter! Follow @DareCoEM
Currituck County is on Twitter! Follow @CurrituckGov
Hyde County is on Twitter! Follow @HydeNC
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