Hatteras Island Braces for Weekend Storm as Conditions are Expected to Deteriorate Overnight

  Hatteras Island was mostly quiet on Friday evening, with local grocery store parking lots moderately full, as islanders made last-minute preparations for an upcoming weekend storm that is expected to bring ocean overwash, coastal flooding, high winds, and heavy rains until early next week. The imminent nor’easter, which is expected to peak on midday […]

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High Wind Warning, Storm Warning, and Coastal Flood Warning Issued for the Outer Banks

Confidence has increased that a slow-moving, strong, and potentially life-threatening coastal storm will impact the Outer Banks through this weekend into early next week, and a High Wind Warning, Storm Warning, and Coastal Flood Warning have been issued ahead of the storm, per a Friday morning briefing from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / […]

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Hatteras Island CERT Team Gives Thanks for Over 4,000 Hours of Volunteer Work Following Dorian

On Thursday night, volunteers with the Hatteras Island Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men, local fire stations, and other partner organizations came together at the Avon Fire Station to give thanks for the wave of support and hard work in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. Hatteras Island CERT President Larry […]

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Bald Eagle Released After a Brief Visit with Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation

Lou Browning of Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation has roughly 16 years of experience providing emergency care and treatment for the wild animals who find themselves in trouble on the Outer Banks. So when he received a late-night intake of a bald eagle that had suffered injuries in lower Currituck County, it wasn’t an entirely unusual […]

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Couldn’t Attend the First-Ever Cape Hatteras Surf Fishing Heritage Celebration? Here’s What You Missed…

On Saturday, November 2, the first-ever Cape Hatteras Surf Fishing Heritage Celebration was launched at the Fessenden Center in Buxton, and an estimated 200 attendees drifted in and out of the transformed gym to attend a dozen presentations that focused on varying aspects of fishing, and its Outer Banks roots. Hosted by the Cape Hatteras […]

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