A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
They came from all over and for one reason. Hurricane season begins on June 1st.so Emergency preparedness officials want to make sure everyone is aware that hurricane season is approaching.
Officials from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration joined various federal, state and local officials for the hurricane awareness event.
NOAA has on display the P-3 hurricane aircraft and that is commonly known as the hurricane hunter... the plane that flys into the hurricane. The flights are necessary to transmit hurricane data to the National Weather Service. Data that then goes to the public.