Winter Storm Watch in effect for Dare County

By on January 27, 2022

(National Weather Service)

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect from the evening of Friday, Jan. 28 through the afternoon on Saturday, Jan. 29. The Watch now includes Northern Dare County as well as Mainland Dare County and Martin, Pitt, Washington, Tyrrell, Beaufort and Mainland Hyde counties.

The forecast notes that heavy snow is possible with total accumulations of 1-3 inches and possibly 4 inches in some locations. Winds could gust in the range of 40 miles per hour.

North Carolina Emergency Management says minor coastal flooding is possible, mostly along the soundside Outer Banks on Saturday and Saturday night.

For the latest briefing, as of Jan. 27 at 8 am, on expected impacts, including coastal flooding and a hard refreeze Saturday night visit




County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.


See what people are saying:

  • Steven

    Yay! We only got good waves from the last weather system.
    This one hopefully brings bunches of snow! Unlike saltwater, snow is fun to drive in..

    Thursday, Jan 27 @ 9:50 am