Washington, District of Columbia 2021-10-28 08:58:01 –
From Chris New Kirk
Beaufort County Emergency Service
Our office continues to monitor the possibility of bad weather later in the day. Details of the current forecast for Beaufort County are as follows:
The chances of rain begin to increase around 7 pm tonight and continue until 6 pm on Friday. It is most likely to rain between 10 am and 6 am, during which time it rains ½ inch in most areas. (Note that more localized rainfall can occur depending on the trajectory of the storm cell.)
The wind moves east around noon today and lasts between 8 and 15 mph until sunset on Friday. During this time, a gust of 15 to 20 mph can occur.
Heavy thunderstorms, some tornadoes, and localized heavy rains can occur at any time between 6 pm tonight and sunrise tomorrow morning.
* For more information, please see the email below and the attached briefing from the National Weather Service. *
Take a moment today to make sure you, your family, friends, and neighbors have a way to be notified about clocks / warnings that may be issued at night. We also recommend that you continue to monitor local media outlets for forecast updates (ie, weather radio, weather services, push notifications from local media apps, etc.).
As always, thank you for providing information, preparation and security to Beaufort County.
From NWS Morehead City
Here is the latest information on weather conditions from late tonight to Friday.
Heavy thunderstorms can occur late tonight and Friday morning. Gusts, tornadoes, and localized heavy rains can occur. Stronger storms and the associated serious threats can remain offshore. Anyway, it’s highly recommended that you have multiple ways to receive alerts.
High Surf Advisory has been issued for beaches from ducks to Cape Lookout. Rough waves, small beach erosion are expected here, and local sea erosion can occur along parts of Highway 12.
There is a high risk of rip currents due to dangerous rip currents from today’s duck to Cape Hatteras.
See the attached briefing for more information.
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