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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Updated: Tropical Storm Watch

Tuesday, August 29th - 6:30 p.m. Update: Carteret County is now under a Tropical Storm Watch ahead of Hurricane Idalia. 

You can view the latest storm update from the National Weather Service - Newport/Morehead City here.  

Tuesday: August 29th - 10:30 a.m. Report: Morehead City officials are monitoring Hurricane Idalia, which is forecast to approach our area as a Tropical Storm later this week. 

Possible impacts to Morehead City include significant flash flooding and the potential for multiple tornadoes. 

Please stay tuned to the US National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC and official Town of Morehead City social media platforms for updates. You can find Morehead City on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Threads and YouTube, as well as our website at

Visit for full storm briefings.

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