TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT - issued 10/11/18
Dare County is under a Tropical Storm Warning. We can expect high wind gusts, rain and localized flooding is possible. There is a possibility of tornadoes.
Be sure to secure doors, windows, lightweight items about home such as furniture, trash containers and umbrellas.
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For questions regarding evacuation/ re-entry protocol, trip insurance, our policy, NCDOT/12 and local weather authority links visit our Emergency Info Page.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 5:15 pm:
-As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, a tropical storm watch is in effect for Dare County indicating that tropical storm conditions are possible within the next 36 hours.According to the National Weather Service, tropical force winds, rain, and moderate soundside flooding will impact Dare County beginning Thursday evening into Friday morning as Hurricane Michael tracks through the southeastern U.S. following landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday. As the storm approaches Dare County on Thursday, there will be a chance of tornadoes. The threat of rip currents is already high and will remain elevated until well after the storm passes through. Stay out of the ocean as conditions are dangerous for even the most experienced swimmers. Dare County Emergency Management is reminding residents and visitors to go ahead and make necessary preparations - secure outdoor furniture, garbage cans and other loose, lightweight objects before the onset of strong winds and heavy rain. Motorists are advised to minimize travel as road conditions may become hazardous during periods of high winds and heavy rain.
Please keep in mind, our office will be closed during the event of a disaster. For information regarding Hurricane Florence please sign up for notifications from Dare County Emergency Management.
If you have something that is not an emergency and does not need immediate attention please call our office and leave a detailed message. For updates on when our office will re-open please refer to this page and to our social media channels listed below. Thank you for your patience, stay safe, stay informed and be prepared.
Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates
4607 N Croatan Hwy.
Kitty Hawk, NC