The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for all areas of Dare County due to expected impacts from Hurricane Idalia.
A Tropical Storm Warning indicates that tropical storm conditions—including sustained winds of 39 mph to 73 mph—are expected within 36 hours or less.
Do you know the difference between a Watch and Warning? Below are a few visuals from NC Emergency Management to help.
A Watch = conditions are possible within the next 48 hrs.
A Warning = conditions are EXPECTED within the next 36 hrs.
For details on the forecast for Hurricane Idalia, as well as the most up-to-date information, click the links below.
The forecast track may change, but remember impacts can be felt far from the storm's center.
Latest National Weather Service Local Briefing
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