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

Published 10:31 am Sunday, August 2, 2020

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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.”

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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



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