Tropical Storm Arthur Update: July 2, 2014 11:00 PM

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Tropical Storm ArthurTropical Storm Arthur has reported winds of 70 mph. At 11:00 PM, the center of Arthur was located approximately 380 miles from Cape Hatteras, NC.

Watches And Warnings
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for the Dare County Outer Banks. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the entire North Carolina coast.

Evacuation Information
At this time, there are no evacuation plans in Currituck County (Corolla)

At this time, there is no evacuation order for Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head.

The Dare County Control Group has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents and visitors on Hatteras Island effective 5:00 AM July 3, 2014. [More Details…]

Hyde County officials issued a voluntary evacuation of Ocracoke Island. [More Details…]

Storm Reports and Other Information
Currituck County Emergency Management is keeping a close watch on Tropical Storm Arthur [More Details…]

Governor Pat McCrory has declared a State of Emergency for coastal North Carolina [More Details…]

For our Current Guests
We ask that you keep informed by periodically visiting this blog and listening to local media.

For our Incoming Guests
At this time we are not expecting significant impact to rentals beginning the weekend of July 4-6, 2014. Please understand that we are experiencing high call volume and our phone lines are very busy at this time as we handle current guest concerns and preparations for the approaching storm. 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 2014 Homeowner’s Manual, located on your Owner Website, for our Hurricane Preparation and Recovery procedures.

For the latest official information on Arthur, please use the following:

Dare County | Currituck County

National Weather Service Arthur Statement for region covering Dare County

National Weather Service Arthur Statement for region covering Currituck County

National Hurricane Center’s Arthur Page

Dare County Emergency Management is on Twitter! Follow @DareCoEM
Currituck County is on Twitter! Follow @CurrituckGov
Hyde County is on Twitter! Follow @HydeNC
Tropical Storm Arthur is on Twitter! Follow @NHC_Atlantic