Tropical Storm Warning Removed
as System Moves up the Coast
the 5 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center, all tropical
storm warnings for the coast of North Carolina have been discontinued.
and Ocracoke Islands are in the clear, however, high wind warnings
remain in effect for coastal northeastern North Carolina, southeastern
Virginia, and the eastern shore of Virginia and Maryland through this
As of 5 p.m., the system was located 85 miles northeast of Cape Hatteras, however the islands remained sunny with minimal winds.
Outer Banks did receive roughly 3-5 inches of rain attributed to the
storm Monday night and early Tuesday morning, and motorists are urged
to use caution when driving through remaining standing water on Highway
generated by this disturbance may affect portions of the North Carolina
and Virginia coasts during the next day or so, creating potentially
dangerous surf and rip current conditions.