UPDATED: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered For Down East and Beaufort

Updated Story The Town of Beaufort has issued a mandatory evacuation beginning at 3 pm Tuesday, Sept. 3. No re-entry papers are required. "We urge all...

County Control Group Meeting at 3 Today

See Updated Story Below https://www.theeasternbeacon.com/mandatory-evacuation-ordered-for-down-east-by-noon-wednesday-beaufort-begins-voluntary-evacuation/ Original Story The Carteret County Control Group,...

USCG Warns Boaters to Stay Off Water, Sets Port Condition Whiskey

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Whiskey for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City due to predicted sustained...

County Officials Begin Preparations Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Carteret County officials met Sunday morning to begin preparations ahead of Hurricane Dorian, which could impact our area as early as...

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...

Hurricane Dorian May Be a Threat to Eastern NC

The National Hurricane Center has had a difficult time pinning down Hurricane Dorian's future track. May factors have been influencing the storm,...

Dorian Reaches Hurricane Strength; Track Re-centers on Florida

Updated Story - 4:45 pm Aug. 28 Dorian has officially become a hurricane, and the National Hurricane Center expect...

Tropical Depression Five Forms, May Become Caribbean Hurricane

8/24/19, 12 pm: An area of unsettled weather in the central Atlantic has organized into a tropical depression.

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...

Tropical Update: So Far, So Good

An area of disturbance in the Caribbean has dissipated, and is no longer a potential threat. We will likely be getting some...

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