Road closes, ferry operations suspended in NC due to Nor'easter

NC Highway 12 is closed and ferry operations to Ocracoke Island have been suspended.

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (WVEC) -- Strong winds and high tides continued to impact the area Sunday afternoon.

North Carolina Department of Transportation closed NC Highway 12 from the Bonner Bridge to Rodanthe. Ferry operations to Ocracoke Island were also suspended.

Officials warned drivers, residents and visitors of the hazardous conditions in the area.

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According to a tweet from NCDOT, officials expected the road to remain closed Sunday.

For updates on the closures, click here.

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