Ocracoke Campground to Close at Noon Today Ahead of Potential Tropical Storm Conditions

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Date: September 24, 2017

Due to predicted tropical storm conditions,the Ocracoke Campground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore will be temporarily closed starting at 12:00 pm today, Sunday, September 24, 2017. The campground will reopen post-storm after safety assessments are completed.

Swimming is not advisable while there is a high risk of rip currents. For a daily rip current forecast go to http://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx. For information on rip currents safety go to: http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov.

Beach access ramps will remain open to off-road vehicles and pedestrians at this time, but some beach routes may become impassable. Daily beach access ramp status updates are available on the Seashore Facebook page at http://facebook.com/capehatterasns.

For more weather-related information, check local NOAA weather forecasts, and local radio and media for updates and advisories.

Last updated: September 25, 2017

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