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Hurricane Dorian: Mandatory Evacuation Issued by Currituck County



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At this time, we regret to inform you that Currituck County has issued a mandatory evacuation of Corolla & Carova beginning Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.We ask that you be ready to evacuate no later than 3 hours from when the official evacuation begins at 8 a.m. This will allow us to get the homes properly prepared for the storm and get our employees and their families to safety. As you can imagine, the storm prep for over 200 homes is a large undertaking. Please take all of your belongings with you. Make sure the refrigerator is empty. We cannot be responsible for ANYTHING that is left in the home. All items left in the house will be disposed of. Do not plan on being able to come back and retrieve items that are left. We are very thankful that we have valuable guests and friends such as you. We are extremely concerned about your safety and well-being. Stay Safe!    Currituck County Bulletin: Due to the forecasted track of Hurricane Dorian, Currituck County is declaring a State of Emergency effective at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.Under this State of Emergency, Currituck County is issuing a mandatory evacuation of the Outer Banks communities of:
  • Corolla
  • Carova
to begin on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.Anyone who may need Evacuation Assistance may call Currituck Emergency Management at 252-232-2115. All residents and property owners in Currituck County should make preparations today for the impending arrival of Hurricane Dorian. The National Hurricane Center predicts that tropical storm force winds will reach Currituck in the afternoon of Thursday, September 5. Local rainfall could be up to 15” depending on the final path of the storm, with 2’-3’ of storm surge. Residents should be aware of possible flooding throughout the community. At this time, all Currituck County Government offices remain open on a normal schedule. The Clerk of Superior Court announced that Criminal Court scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, 2019 has been cancelled. Vacationers planning to visit Currituck County this weekend should check with their property manager or rental companies to see if access to the Outer Banks will be available. Visitors will not be allowed into the Outer Banks during the evacuation. Citizens with additional questions check out may call 252-232-2115 for local information. Currituck County will also post regular updates on: Facebook: Twitter:     STAYING INFORMED:   Please follow our Facebook page and blog for up to date information or use the websites listed below. Currituck County Website: Carolina Road Conditions: Corolla Classic Vacations Website:


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