Coastal Flood Watch has been upgraded to a Coastal Flood Warning

By on February 11, 2024

Coastal Flood Warning issued February 12 at 4:55AM EST until February 13 at 4:00PM EST by NWS Newport/Morehead City NC

* WHAT…2 to 3 feet of inundation above ground level with local amounts up to 4 feet possible in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways.

* WHERE…Soundside locations and adjacent tidal creeks of the Outer Banks from Hatteras Inlet north to Duck, including Roanoke and Collington Islands.

* WHEN…From 4 AM to 4 PM EST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS…Up to 2 to 3 feet with local levels of 4 feet of inundation above ground level is possible in low-lying areas near the Pamlico Sound and tidal waterways. Some roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns, and homes adjacent to the Pamlico Sound and tidal creeks will experience flooding and an elevated threat of property damage. Some road closures and flooding of vehicles will be possible.

Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. If travel is required, do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth.

For updates on raod conditions follow the Dare County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

 



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