NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores closing today ahead of Dorian
An aquarium here in the east will close today ahead of Hurricane Dorian.
The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores will close today due to expected impacts from the storm.
In a Facebook post, aquarium leaders said the safety of the animals, staff and visitors is a top priority.
Staff will continue to prepare for the storm today. They said all of the animals are in safe and secure habitats with back-up generators.
It's not clear when the aquarium will reopen yet.