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Hurricane Dorian - September 5 2019

Hurricane Dorian Dosher Updates
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Brunswick County Updates

September 5 2019

Brunswick County Emergency Services met with representatives from county departments, public safety representatives and other community partners this morning to coordinate and deliver resources in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian.

As of Today the National Weather Service in Wilmington's latest briefing states the most pressing concerns for our area are ongoing minor coastal flooding with each high tide and strong rip currents and worsening surf/maritime conditions tonight through the week.

Some of the key points from the briefing are below:

Hurricane Dorian is still expected to move up and skirt the coast
NWS-Wilmington is waiting for the northerly turn to see more regarding the track
Track confidence is increasing to a moderate level
There is increasing rough surf today
The earliest arrival for winds is Thursdays morning
The most likely arrival of the hurricane in North Carolina is 6 a.m. Thursday
Expected rainfall has increased from moderate to high (5-10 inches, with isolated 15 inches depending on the storm's track)

Brunswick County Emergency Resources