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For innovative planning efforts regarding hurricanes and storm mitigation, the town of Nags Head won several awards from the state government.
Hurricanes have long-battered the North Carolina coast but most structures have not been built to withstand a hurricane's fury. However, North Carolina has become one of the first states in the nation to set up guidelines for coastal residential construction, which is providing a better foundation in the sand.
The National Weather Service conducts service assessments after every large weather event. This article pertains to the three assessments conducted after Hurricane Harvey by Sea Grant and other operations, and how National Weather Service professionals and emergency management personnel work together to ensure the safety of the communities they serve.