Yearly Archives: 2019

Beaufort County storm update, Evacuation, Shelter

Press Release #1 September 04, 2019 12:00 p.m. For Immediate Release Storm Update: We are expecting Hurricane Dorian to impact Beaufort County with hurricane force winds.  Tropical force winds will begin as early as Thursday evening with winds peaking late Thursday night through Friday evening. Storm surge for our rivers is expected to be between 3’ – 5’ above ground level with widespread flash flooding across the region.  Total rainfall for area is projected to be 5” – 10” with some eastern areas of the county experiencing up to 15”.  In addition, there is a light tornado threat for our count…

Hurricane Dorian Voluntary Evacuation/Shelter Opening

September 3rd,2019 10:30 Hours Pamlico County, NC- As Pamlico County Emergency Management monitors Hurricane Dorian, the County Control Group decided to issue a Voluntary Evacuation under the Current State of Emergency on Wednesday, September 4th beginning at 0800 hours.The County Emergency Operations Center is partially operational and will begin 24 hour operations on Wednesday, September 4th. Constant data is being received from the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center has provided us with our decision making for the probability of significant winds,sto…