Hurricane Update

Friday, September 6, 2019:

Mandatory Evacuations have been lifted and all residents/visitors can access the island.


We have started assessing properties and our initial inspection is showing very minimal damage, if any at all. Power is still out for some homes so we are reaching out to guests as we know 100% the properties are good to go for check in. Please be patient with us as we gather this information.


Tuesday, September 2, 2019:

Town of Surf City has declared a MANDATORY Evacuation for Visitors as of Noon 9/2/2019 and a MANDATORY Evacuation for Residents on the Island as of 9/3/2019 at Noon.

A copy of the Evacuation Press Release can be found here.

If you purchased Travel Insurance, and are located within the mandatory evacuation, you can reach out to CSA to file a claim. If you did not purchase the Travel Insurance, we will evaluate and update guest as soon as information is available.


The Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners issued a mandatory evacuation for all tourist and visitors and a voluntary evacuation for a owners and residents effective 2 pm today (9/3/19). The voluntary evacuation for owners and residents will become mandatory at noon tomorrow. The Board has also declared an 8pm curfew for tomorrow night (9/4/19).


The Town of North Topsail Beach has declared a Mandatory Evacuation effective at 8 am on Wednesday, September 4th in accordance with the state declared evacuation by Gov. Roy Cooper.

Press Release for the Mandatory Evacuation can be found here


Onslow County has declared a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

The Onslow County Board of Commissioners held a meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday to announce the State of Emergency as well as a voluntary evacuation for the area.

The voluntary evacuation is in place for those who live in the county, outside of city or town limits.

Director of Emergency Services Norman Bryson said those who choose to evacuate should head west and focus on getting away from the coast and N.C. 24, U.S. 50, U.S. 258, and U.S. 17 will be the best roads to use.


Saturday, August 31, 2019:

Access Realty is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Dorian, closely. We will update everyone with our plan of action, as we know more.

If you purchased Travel Insurance, and there is a mandatory evacuation, you can reach out to CSA to file a claim. If you did not purchase the Travel Insurance, we will evaluate and update guest as soon as information is available.

Your safety is one of our top priorities here at Access Realty. For more hurricane safety information, visit the following pages:

National Hurricane Center – Track storms in the Atlantic and get up-to-date information on current and future storms.

Ready.gov – Find hurricane kit checklists and helpful information to prepare you in the event of a storm.


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