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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Tropical Storm Isaias — 6:30pm Update (7/30)

Press Release:

    At this time the current intensity of the storm has increased but confidence still remains LOW regarding storm track and intensity forecasts for eastern North Carolina. PLEASE understand that the forecast may adjust both in terms of track and intensity. We are confident that we will see impacts as early as Friday afternoon with rip currents. With this coinciding with the weekend, please share any messages you can on the rip current risk for those arriving at the beach this weekend.

    View the full PDF HERE.


  • Chris Newkirk
  • Deputy Director
  • Beaufort County Emergency Services
  • 1420 Highland Dr
  • Washington, N.C. 27889
  • Office: (252) 940-6511
  • Cell: (252) 378-5352
  • Chris.Newkirk@co.beaufort.nc.us



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