Arthur moving away after 2020's first tropical system passes near Hatteras

Published: May. 16, 2020 at 4:54 PM EDT
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The first tropical system of 2020 will move away from the area leaving saturated and breezy conditions behind. The storm stayed under hurricane strength and skirted the coast early Monday morning. While the official start of hurricane season isn't until June 1st, Arthur can be used to help finish preparations for the months ahead. The next name on the list is Bertha.

Tropical Storm Warning

The warning is in effect for: Beaufort County, Coastal Onslow County, East Carteret County, Hatteras Island, Mainland Dare County, Mainland Hyde County, Northern Outer Banks, Ocracoke Island, Pamlico County, Southern Craven County, Tyrrell County, Washington County, West Carteret County.


Totals over 4 inches were measured in parts of Onlsow, Carteret, and Southern Craven counties. Must less fell farther inland with under an inch in Kinston, Greenville, and Williamston.


Winds gusted to 40 mph in Nags Head, 35 mph at Fort Macon and 33 mph on Alligator Bridge.

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