Update on Potential Tropical Cyclone 16

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the Bald Head Island area. View the latest briefing from the National Weather Service Wilmington office HERE.

Passenger ferry operations resumed at 8:00 a.m. Here is the full statement from Bald Head Island Transportation, Inc.:

Due to changes in the storm’s path overnight and associated changes in the weather forecast, the passenger ferry will resume service Friday morning with the first run departing Deep Point Marina at 8 am. All ticketed passengers will be allowed to board the passenger ferry. It remains possible for weather conditions to deteriorate and create hazardous conditions later this afternoon and evening, at which time ferry service may be suspended on short notice. Please plan accordingly and continue to monitor the app and website for service status updates.

The website for BHI Transportation can be found HERE

Village offices will remain closed today (9/22), this includes Village Hall, Island Package Center & Post Office (IPC/PO), and Public Safety administration. IPC/PO staff will be putting up first class mail today, however the window will remain closed. If weather conditions and ferry operations allow, the IPC/PO is expected to resume normal operations tomorrow (Saturday, 9/23).  Please check the package tracker (HERE) for status of packages and our social media and IPC/PO webpage (HERE), for any status updates.

Please call 911 if you need a Public Safety Officer to come to you.  

If you experience a power outage during the storm HERE is some guidance on how to report your outage to Duke Energy.  Please report all outages as they may not know your power it out.  Please use the after-hours number to report any water or sewer issues (910-616-7716).