Hurricane Ian (9/28/22 PM Update) | Eastern North Carolina Now | Our overall impacts from a prolonged period of wind, rain and elevated waters from both Ian and other weather features, HAVE NOT CHANGED. We still expect a long duration of elevated waters through multiple high tide cycles.

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    Publisher's note: The following posts will be from the Eastern NC NOW staff, in sequence, regarding the Tropical Storm Ian.

Press Release:

    Good Afternoon Everyone,

    Please see the email below and attached briefing for the latest update from the NWS.

    Confidence in the forecasted conditions for Beaufort County is increasing. This recent update has provided us with additional information, which has been underlined below.

    Rain

  • 4 to 6 inches of rain is forecasted for our area. Our greatest chance of rain and highest hourly accumulation is currently forecasted to occur between 2pm Friday afternoon and sunrise Saturday. Heavy downpours capable of causing localized flash flooding is possible during this time.

    Winds

  • Winds are currently forecasted to be sustained between 15 and 20 mph Thursday through Saturday, with frequent gust of 25 - 35 mph possible during this time.

    Storm Surge

  • A Coastal Flood Watch has been issued for Beaufort County. Persistently high NE winds will beginning transitioning to the east around sunset Friday, becoming SE by midnight and S by sunrise. These conditions are expected result in 1 to 3 feet of inundation to the coastal areas of the Pamlico and Pungo Rivers between Friday afternoon and midnight Saturday.

    Note: These values and timelines may change with future updates.

    The next update from the NWS is scheduled for 8am tomorrow morning. The NWS will also be hosting (2) webinars starting tomorrow (Thursday) September 29th at 1130 AM and again Friday September 30th at 1130 AM. Register for both by using this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4944141377358472973

    We will continue to pass along information as we receive it.

    As always, thank you all for what you do to keep Beaufort County informed, 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,

    Our overall impacts from a prolonged period of wind, rain and elevated waters from both Ian and other weather features, HAVE NOT CHANGED. We still expect a long duration of elevated waters through multiple high tide cycles.

    Webinars

    We will be holding (2) webinars starting tomorrow (Thursday) September 29th at 1130 AM and again Friday September 30th at 1130 AM. Register for both by using this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4944141377358472973

    Changes from last briefing:

  • Tropical Storm WATCH issued from Cape Lookout south
  • More detailed slides on the coastal flooding/surge threat
  • More information on the heavy rain threat.

    Please see the attached briefing for additional details. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at (252) 223-5737 Ext. 6. Remember, you can monitor conditions in the tropics at https://www.weather.gov/mhx/tropical



    Regards,

    NWS Newport/Morehead City


   NOAA - National Weather Service
   Newport/Morehead City, NC Weather Forecast Office
   533 Roberts Rd
   Newport, NC 28570
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