Mandatory Evacuations for Dare County

A mandatory evacuation order for all visitors & residents on Hatteras Island will be in effect Monday, September 10 at 12 p.m. A mandatory evacuation for residents and visitors in other areas of Dare County goes into effect beginning Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 a.m.

If you know someone in this area, please share this post with them. We highly recommend all residents adhere to this warning.

Goes East Image of Florence

Goes East satellite image of Florence as it approaches the eastern coast of the United States. Florence is expected to have a significant impact, this week, as pounds the states of North and south Carolina, as well as Virginia and drops large amounts of rain. According to models, we expect to see massive flooding as Florence stalls and heads back out to sea, along its oncoming track.  

Florence and Isaac Continue

Florence and Isaac 1330 09sep18


Hurricane hunters have verified, Florence is, once again, a hurricane. At 11, hurricane hunter aircraft flew through the eye of Florence and confirmed winds of 70kts, making Florence a hurricane, once more.

92L Models Uncertain as to Path

Models this morning are uncertain as to the path of 92L, in the Atlantic. Some show 92L entering the Caribbean, while others show it turning north, back into the Atlantic. Long-term Euro models show a well developed storm, while the GFS shows it breaking up close to Mexico. Keep in mind, these are long-term models and the uncertainty factor is quite high.

Tropical Wave 92L Continues to Develop

Another tropical wave has formed in the eastern Atlantic and conditions are ripe for it to move west, possibly into the Caribbean. Although it's too early to be certain, some models show it moving over Puerto Rico, some show it moving over the Antilles and into the Gulf of Mexico, while still others show it turning into the open Atlantic. A few more days will be more revealing as to the outcome. Stay tuned...