Ocracoke Island has Reopened and is Welcoming Visitors

Ocracoke Island is open and welcoming visitors, as Hyde County has lifted the mandatory evacuation that was put into place in advance of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaias‘ landfall in the Carolinas. Ocracoke was spared any...

National Park Service Outer Banks Facilities to Reopen Aug. 5th

Closed since Sunday, Aug. 2, due to that anticipated impacts of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaias, the National Park Service announced today that its facilities on the Outer Banks will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 5. National...

Hatteras Island Evacuation Order Lifted

The mandatory evacuation order issued for Hatteras Island in preparation for Isaias will be lifted today. Initial Damage assessments have been completed for Hatteras Island and with limited impacts from the storm, there will...

Hurricane Isaias: All Cape Hatteras National Seashore Facilities Closed

As Hurricane Isaias approaches, the National Park Service has announced that all facilities on Cape Hatteras National Seashore will be closed starting tomorrow (7/2/20). Based on recent Hurricane Isaias forecasts, the Outer Banks is...

Mandatory Evacuation of Hatteras Island Ordered Ahead of Hurricane Isaias

A mandatory evacuation of Hatteras Island has been ordered for visitors starting at noon today, Aug. 1, and for residents and property owners starting at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2, while a local...

Outer Banks Residents, Visitors Advised to Prepare for Hurricane Isaias

UPDATE 11:40 a.m. 8/4/20: The evacuation order will be lifted today. Initial Damage assessments have been completed for Hatteras Island and with limited impacts from the storm, there will be unrestricted access for residents...

Tropical Storm Fay Forms Off Outer Banks Coast

Tropical Storm Fay has formed off the coast of the Outer Banks, with dangerous rip currents and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall expected into Friday (7/10/20). At 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, the National...