Flash flood watch issued for Beaufort County

Published 10:58 am Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of eastern North Carolina, including the following areas: Beaufort, East Carteret, Hatteras Island, Mainland Dare, Mainland Hyde, Northern Craven, Northern Outer Banks, Ocracoke Island, Pamlico, Southern Craven, Tyrrell, Washington, and West Carteret.

Heavy rains associated with Hurricane Dorian will result in a flash flood threat for all of eastern North Carolina on Thursday into Friday. Storm totals of 8 to 10 inches of rain with locally higher amounts will be possible.

Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should a Flash Flood Warning be issued.