Storm Update – Monday Morning 10/10/16

Access to the Outer Banks remains limited this morning to permanent residents and property owners only.   The bridges leading into the county have road blocks in place still this morning and police are turning away anyone who is not either a permanent resident or a property owner with documented proof of ownership. READ MORE

Hurricane Matthew #3 10/8/16

Matthew starting to bring rain

Hurricane Matthew continues to be a monster storm that has and is pounding coastal communities to our south.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to residents of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina which have seen significant damage from win, rain and flooding.  The storm continues to be a category 2 storm with winds near 100 MPH near the eye of the storm.  While the storm has weakened from the interaction with land, it is still a dangerous storm causing significant damage in its path. READ MORE

Hurricane Matthew Update #1

Is He Coming this Way?

11 PM.  Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Hurricane Matthew is a strong tropical weather event that has the attention of virtually all people on the East Coast of the United States.  At this time the projected path of the storm is still uncertain, but almost all predictions show that the storm will have some impact on the Outer Banks over the next several days. READ MORE

North Carolina Power opens Alternative Energy Labratory

Micro-Wind Turbines Spinning in Kitty Hawk

This past Friday (July 25, 2014) North Carolina Dominion Power held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their Kitty Hawk operations facility to unveil the company’s own on-site renewable energy to meet some of its electrical needs. READ MORE

Weather Advisory #1: Tropical Storm Arthur (3:00 PM 7/2/14)

July 2, 2014 1:40PM EST

Is there a Hurricane coming to the Outer Banks?
As of Wednesday morning there is a tropical storm off the coast of Florida. It is named Arthur. The storm is moving north at this point, and it is expected to move to the north east as well as strengthen as it approaches the Outer Banks. It is expected to affect our area on Friday morning and afternoon. READ MORE