Nasty Weather Leaves Some NC Roads Closed

If you're headed to grandmother's house today, better check your map. A nasty storm has left some North Carolina roads impassable due to high water or other damage.

Officials in Dare County say N-C Highway 12 is still closed south of Oregon Inlet and in Kitty Hawk due to ocean overwash and debris. National Parks on the Outer Banks are closed today, but on the bright side, ferry service from Hatteras to Ocracoke has resumed.

The state Transportation Department's road monitoring service reports that secondary highways and roads are still blocked in a number of counties. You can check your route online by going to and clicking on "Real Time Travel Information."