Monthly Archives: January 2018

Tideland EMC Issues Service Advisory Ahead of Winter Storm

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Pantego, NC – Based on the National Weather Service’s latest forecast, Tideland Electric Membership Corporation has issued a winter weather advisory to all members served by the cooperative in Hyde, Dare, Pamlico, Craven, Beaufort and Washington counties. Widespread power outages are expected along much of the east coast including eastern North Carolina. Some areas of the Tideland service territory may experience blizzard conditions with snowfall up to 10 inches and sustained winds between 25 and 40 miles per hour. Winds wil…

City Prepares for Winter Weather

Winter storm warnings have been issued for eastern North Carolina, including New Bern, and the City is urging residents to take precautions. The forecast calls for rain, freezing rain, and several inches of accumulating snow Wednesday into Thursday. Highest accumulations are expected along the Highway 17 corridor. Near-freezing and below-freezing temperatures mean travel could become hazardous along local roads and remain that way for several days. Motorists are encouraged to practice safety in their commutes and stay off the roads, if possible, once conditions deteriorate. If yo…
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