Severe Weather Probable this Easter Night and Monday | Beaufort County Now

We are continuing to monitor an approaching cold front that has the potential to bring severe weather to Eastern NC tonight through tomorrow. Severe Weather, Easter, Beaufort County, Beaufort County EMS
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Severe Weather Probable this Easter Night and Monday

Press Release:

    Good Evening Everyone,

    We are continuing to monitor an approaching cold front that has the potential to bring severe weather to Eastern NC tonight through tomorrow. Below are the forecast details for Beaufort Co.

  • Rain chances will increase after 9pm tonight. However, the greatest chance of rain is forecasted to occur between 6am and 12pm tomorrow. This is also our most likely timeframe for severe weather.
  • South winds at 8 - 12mph will continue through midnight, and will increase to 15+ mph by sunrise. Sustained winds are expected to peak at 20+ mph by noon tomorrow, and will quickly drop as the front clears our area by mid-afternoon. Wind gusts of 30 - 40 mph are possible during this time.

    Please see the attachment and email below from the NWS for additional forecast details. Their next briefing is scheduled for 6am tomorrow.

    We encourage everyone to continue to monitor local media outlets for updates, watches and warnings.

    As always, feel free to contact us if we can help in any way, and thank you all for what you do to keep Beaufort County prepared and safe.

    Chris Newkirk

      Deputy Director,     Beaufort County Emergency Services

      1420 Highland Dr
      Washington, NC 27889
      Office: (252) 940-6511  •  Cell: (252) 378-5352

    Good Evening,

    Attached you will find our latest briefing regarding the strong cold front that will impact the area late Tonight through Monday. We still anticipate strong to severe thunderstorms to cross Eastern NC early Monday morning through Monday afternoon, with the potential for damaging winds, frequent lightning, hail, and tornadoes possible.

    The biggest changes with this forecast update are:

  • Wind Advisory expanded to all of Eastern NC
  • High Surf Advisory for Eastern NC beaches from North Topsail to Duck
  • Coastal Flood Advisory for sound-side portions of the Outer Banks from Rodanthe to Roanoke Island.

    You can view our latest briefing at any time by visiting: https://www.weather.gov/media/mhx/LatestBriefing.pdf . If you have any questions please contact our office at 252-223-5737 ext 6.

    Thank you,

    NWS Morehead City     NOAA - National Weather Service

    Newport/Morehead City, NC Weather Forecast Office
    533 Roberts Rd
    Newport, NC 28570


Click the image below to receive the enitre mutli-page PDF describing what might be a powerful storm here on Easter and Monday: Below.



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