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Potential for Severe Weather Tonight & Tomorrow: 4pm Update

News Release

Good Afternoon Everyone,

    The 4pm update from the National Weather Service (NWS) has increased the threat level of severe weather for Beaufort County. This adjustment moved our area into the “Slight” category for severe storms (meaning scattered severe storms are possible), and also elevated our potential wind gust to 35 – 40mph. No adjustments were made to the timing and rainfall totals.

    Please see the email below and attached briefing from the NWS for more details. We continue to encourage everyone to monitor local media outlets for additional updates, as well as any watches and / or warnings that may be issued.

    Please take a moment this afternoon to ensure that you, your family, friends and neighbors have a way of receiving watch / warning notifications should any be issued overnight. (weather radios, push notifications from local media apps etc.)

    As always, feel free to contact us if we can be of any assistance, and thank you all for what you do to keep our county prepared and safe.

    Chris Newkirk
       Deputy Director,     Beaufort County Emergency Services

    1420 Highland Dr
    Washington, NC 27889

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