As of the morning of Jan 9, Azalea is still in the northern section of Alligator River NWR around South Lake. To learn more about this National Wildlife Refuge, visit their web site, www.fws.gov/alligatorriver/. It is 154,000 acres, 28 miles long by 15 miles wide in Dare and Hyde Counties in NC. It is mostly composed of a unique wetland habitat called a pocosin (swamp on a hill), or land that is poorly drained. This time of year Alligator River has many thousands of overwintering waterfowl.