Monday, October 05, 2015

Weather Update...

...from Hyde Co.:
Heavy Rain and Flooding for Hyde County
Expected to Persist
Hyde County, NC continues to brace for additional rain and flooding forecast for the next 24 hours. All ferry routes serving Ocracoke Island are currently suspended and visitor access to the island is still prohibited. Widespread flooding of local roads has created hazardous driving conditions through Hyde County. Drivers should exercise extreme caution and avoid water if possible.
Ocracoke Island:
  • NC HWY 12 on Ocracoke is still closed between the Pony Pens and the Hatteras ferry terminal. Beach erosion resulting in another dune breach last night, ~100 foot in length.
  • Coastal Gas is on Ocracoke to secure gas tanks if need be. Please report any floating natural gas tanks to Coastal Gas by calling 252-491-2625. 

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