HATTERAS — Ocracoke Island’s charm stems from its isolation, but that isolation brings challenges. Especially when storms hit, it can be difficult to get vital supplies onto the island, but it may soon become a little easier thanks to successful drone trial flights conducted Thursday.
NEWPORT — The peak of Atlantic hurricane season for North Carolina is approaching, and the local National Weather Service office and its partners want coastal residents to prepare accordingly and learn more about warning information.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa has left North Carolina, and Carteret County came through unscathed.
CEDAR ISLAND — Due to anticipated high winds from Tropical Storm Elsa, the N.C. Ferry Division has canceled all afternoon departures Thursday on Pamlico Sound routes, as well as evening departures on the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry routes.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa is making its way through North Carolina, and the coast is under a tropical storm warning, including Carteret County.
CARTERET COUNTY — It appears Tropical Storm Elsa will move through North Carolina far west of Carteret County, but local government officials Wednesday were still keeping an eye on projected paths in case the path of the storm shifts east.
Due to the potential weather threat from Tropical Storm Elsa, the regular Newport council meeting Thursday has been canceled. Mayor Dennis Barber has called for a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 22 in the town hall boardroom. The meeting will be open to the public.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa has made landfall in Florida, and the National Hurricane Center has issued a watch for the entire North Carolina coast, including Carteret County.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa may weaken to a depression by the time it gets to North Carolina and Carteret County, according to meteorologists.
NEWPORT — As Tropical Storm Elsa draws closer, meteorologists are more confident it will pass over eastern North Carolina, including Carteret County.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to pass over or near the North Carolina coast Thursday, including Carteret County.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Elsa has strengthened to a hurricane, while local weather forecasters continue to call for rain Friday, then a clear weekend for Carteret County.
NEWPORT — Heavy, but potentially brief rainfall is possible Friday in Carteret County, while over the Atlantic Ocean Tropical Storm Elsa is approaching the U.S. coast.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — There’s still time for participants to register for the National Weather Service’s hurricane community forum set for Tuesday.
NEWPORT — Tropical Storm Claudette is headed out to sea, passing by Carteret County.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College adjusted its opening schedule and classes Monday due to the expected impacts of Tropical Depression Claudette.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Schools have canceled summer school classes for students Monday due to the severe weather expected Sunday night through Monday morning related to Tropical Depression Claudette.
NEWPORT — A tropical depression headed toward North Carolina may become a storm Monday.
NEWPORT — The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm warning early Sunday for many areas of the coast, including Carteret County, ahead of expected effects from Tropical Depression Claudette.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency will host a virtual public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday to receive feedback on a proposed amendment to the state’s action plan for using $34.6 million in grant funding related to Hurricane Florence.
NEWPORT — Local weather forecasters warn Carteret County residents and visitors there may be hail and wind gusts Tuesday afternoon.
NEWPORT — A tropical depression has formed right off the North Carolina coast, but is moving away from the U.S. as it grows stronger.
EMERALD ISLE — Greg Rudolph, who as Carteret County Shore Protection office manager monitors hurricanes’ impacts on area beaches, said last week predictions of an above average number of tropical storms this hurricane season appear to him to be the “new normal.”
RALEIGH — A bill is making its way through the General Assembly that offers support and funding for disaster resiliency along the North Carolina coast and elsewhere.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County Emergency Services and the Carteret Long Term Recovery Alliance hosted a Hurricane Preparedness Expo Saturday in the former Kmart parking lot in Morehead City to encourage residents to prepare for hurricane season, which began June 1.