The Hyde County Board of Commissioners met this morning, July 31, 2020, at 8:00am to enact a State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Isaias that will go into effect today, July 31, 2020, at 8:00am. Ocracoke entry will be restricted immediately. Only residents, homeowners, vendors, and other essential personnel requested by Federal, State, or County officials will be allowed access until further notice. You will need an
Ocracoke re-entry pass on the vehicle or adequate documentation to be allowed on ferries inbound to Ocracoke beginning at 8:00 am today, July 31, 2020.
The Ocracoke Control Group will meet again this morning, July 31, 2020, to discuss any future protective measures needed. Decisions on evacuation orders will be released shortly after the completion of this meeting.