Dare County Emergency Management has a full-time staff that receives specialized training in many varied fields. Like other public safety officials, staff members serve the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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The mandatory evacuation for Hatteras Island visitors remains in effect and includes the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village.
09/25/2017 5:00 p.m.
The Dare County Control Group has declared a state of emergency for Dare County, issuing a mandatory evacuation or all Hatteras Island visitors effective at 12 noon today.
09/25/2017 9:46 a.m.
Impacts will include high winds for a long duration, dangerous surf conditions, and flooding from the ocean and sound.
09/24/2017 3:18 p.m.
Dangerous rip currents and high surf with possible beach erosion will be experienced this weekend into early next week.
09/08/2017 10:45 a.m.
Residents and visitors should monitor weather reports and be aware of any updated watches and warnings issued by the National Weather Service.
09/07/2017 11:14 a.m.