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Storm Information

Posted on: August 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Idalia Updates

Idalia Updates

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.

Sweet tea analogy for weather watch versus weather warning.

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

In addition to this page, monitor the following information sources for the most trusted information:

Dare County Government

Check out real time traffic conditions from the North Carolina Department of Transportation. 

Sign up for emergency alerts from Dare County and its municipalities

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