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Updated: Trump Approves Cooper’s Request for FEMA Public Assistance

President Donald Trump has approved Governor Roy Cooper's Sept. 13 request for FEMA aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Carteret is...

When in Drought, Look to the Tropics?

All of Carteret County is officially experiencing drought conditions, according to the NC Drought Management Advisory Council Carteret is...

Saturday 1 PM Update: Chance of Dorian Impacting Eastern NC as Hurricane Increases

Official forecasts for Category 4 Hurricane Dorian continue to look worse for Carteret County. The discussion below explores potential impacts in our...

UPDATED: Severe Weather Will Hit Coastal Areas, Down East Hardest

Radar as of 4:40 pm Thursday, Feb. 6. The arrows indicate the direction the storm is moving in. (National Weather Service...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 24

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our tri-weekly news briefs delivery system. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we’ll bring you tasty morsels of...

Editorial: Conservative Forecasts Can Give False Sense of Security

This is an opinion piece by someone who is only an amateur meteorologist. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is...

Dorian Back to Major Hurricane Strength; Beaufort Mayor Urges Evacuations

Hurricane Dorian has intensified back into a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph. The storm will potentially make landfall in...

Hurricane Force Gusts, Coastal Flooding Expected in Eastern Carteret This Weekend

Carteret County officials have released a statement ahead of the coastal low pressure system that is expected to bring high winds and...

Carteret Under Severe T-Storm Watch Until 10 Thursday

Update 6:20 pm: Keep up with the latest official National Weather Service radar image here. The map will auto-update...

Forest Service Warning: Even Sparklers Can Start Wildfires

NC Forest Service officials are urging "extreme caution" when handling any type of fireworks this Fourth of July week due abnormally dry...

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