Snow Accumulation Forecast Increases to 2-4” in Latest NWS Briefing

The forecasted accumulation of snow during Wednesday night’s storm has increased in the Wednesday morning update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City Office. As of Wednesday morning, southern Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island is expected to get 2-3 inches of snow, while northern Hatteras Island, (including Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo), is expected […]

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Rose Tillett Davenport

October 27, 1953 – January 17, 2018 WANCHESE — RoseTillett Davenport, 64, died peacefully at her home in Wanchese. Shefought a hard battle with brain cancer and lost that battle at 2:05a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. She will be remembered as a lovingwife, mother, and grandmother. Born in Currituck County on October 17, 1953, […]

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Snow Forecast for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands Starting Wednesday Afternoon

A light snowfall is expected across most of eastern North Carolina, including Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, per the Tuesday morning briefing from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. As a cold front crosses the region on Wednesday, precipitation will initially fall as rain, with temperatures above freezing. Then, beginning in the early […]

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Eastern North Carolina per the Tuesday afternoon update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. The highest impacts will be on the mainland, west of Route 17, and the rainfall that may turn into eventual snow is forecasted to begin on Wednesday evening at […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission Accepting Public Comment on Proposed Changes to Commercial Fishing License

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is accepting public comment on five recommended changes to the commercial fishing license structure it plans to further discuss at its February meeting. “Nothing here is etched in stone,” said commission Chairman Sammy Corbett. A committee made up of three commission members voted yesterday to recommend the full commission begin […]

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