President Trump has approved Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a federal disaster declaration for eastern N.C. counties affected by Hurricane Dorian, allowing for FEMA public assistance.
Locals Oyster Bar in Raleigh is hosting a special four-course dinner Oct. 9 to benefit Ocracoke Foundation’s efforts to repair flood damage caused by Hurricane Dorian at Ocracoke Seafood.
State ferry officials, after hearing from residents, have reversed a decision announced earlier this week to end the Hatteras to Ocracoke Silver Lake service.
Music trio Craicdown and the Carolina Theatre in Durham are presenting a benefit concert Oct. 14 to support the Ocracoke community still recovering from the destruction Hurricane Dorian wrought Sept. 6 on the remote island.
Gov. Roy Cooper and members of his cabinet visited Ocracoke Island Monday to survey recovery efforts following Hurricane Dorian’s Sept. 6 landfall.
Debris removal and repairs to homes and businesses are in full swing on Ocracoke Island as residents and officials await word on federal disaster aid.
Ocracoke relief workers said that because of overwhelming response they have turned to organizations with the resources to coordinate volunteer forces and donations for the village wrecked by Hurricane Dorian.
Gov. Roy Cooper has asked President Trump to issue a major disaster declaration for 13 counties affected by Hurricane Dorian, a step toward getting federal assistance.
State officials, led by Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael Regan, toured the Outer Banks by air this week to assess damage caused by Hurricane Dorian.
Days after Hurricane Dorian moved off the North Carolina coast, the prospect of a long recovery from the storm’s effects on Ocracoke and Hatteras Island is becoming increasingly clear.
Residents and relief teams on Ocracoke and Hatteras islands have begun the process of rebuilding after Hurricane Dorian.
Hurricane Dorian weakened as it approached the North Carolina coast Thursday but still caused power outages and damage to structures during the day and torrents of rain after dark.
Coastal North Carolina was under the threat of tornadoes as Hurricane Dorian, a Category 2 storm with 110 mph maximum sustained winds, approached the state’s coastline Thursday morning.
Dorian could bring dangerous flooding along Pamlico Sound and the Pamlico and Neuse rivers, according to Richard Luettich, director of the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences and a developer of a surge forecasting tool.
The National Hurricane Center late Tuesday issued a hurricane warning for much of the North Carolina coast, meaning preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion.
Visitors in numerous coastal North Carolina communities are being told to leave as a weakened but still powerful Hurricane Dorian is forecast to reach the state’s coast by late Thursday.