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Currituck declares State of Emergency, not issuing evacuation order at this time

Currituck County issued a press release Sunday morning, August 2 that stated it has decided not to issue an evacuation order at this time based on the current information provided by the National Weather Service.

Currituck County has declared a State of Emergency, effective at 7 a.m. on Sunday, August 2.

The release further stated that emergency operations staff will continue to monitor Isaias and maintain consistent communication with the National Weather Service and NC Emergency Management: “Any significant changes to the storm’s predicted track or intensity may prompt Currituck County to reconsider an evacuation.”

The county advises all residents and property owners to finish preparations for Tropical Storm Isaias.

Those with questions regarding storm preparation may call Currituck Emergency Management at 252-232-2115. Sign up for Currituck Alert at https://co.currituck.nc.us/currituck-alert/.

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