Hatteras Seashore closing centers ahead of Isaias By Outer Banks Voice on August 1, 2020(Cape Hatteras National Seashore)(Cape Hatteras National Seashore)According to current Hurricane Isaias predictions, the Outer Banks is very likely for substantial consequences in the storm early next week. To help guarantee the protection of its staff and visitors, facilities in Cape Hatteras National Seashore is going to be closed beginning tomorrowAugust 2.Dare and Hyde counties recently declared state of emergencies and mandatory evacuation orders for Hatteras and Ocracoke islands in Cape Hatteras National Seashore.More Info:Campgrounds: Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, and Frisco campgrounds will shut at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Campers with reservations have received notifications via www.recreation.gov. Ocracoke Campground closed yesterday, July 31.Beach Access Ramps: All off-road vehicle (ORV) ramps will close 9 p.m. tonight. The ramps will reopen for ORV access after evacuation orders are raised and post-storm evaluations are completed.Swimming Prohibition: Because of the prediction for life threatening rip currents across Hatteras Island shores, Dare County’s state of crisis order includes constraints on sea swimming. Rip currents on high risk days are life threatening to anybody going into the surf.For local weather updates, see www.weather.gov/mhx. The Seashore’s Operational Status Report in www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/operational-status-report.htm provides the latest up-to-date park-specific info and requirements.