Ophelia formed off the East Coast on Friday, Sept, 22, becoming the fifteenth named storm of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.

Ophelia made landfall near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, on Saturday, Sept. 23.  

What You Need To Know

  • Ophelia formed in the Atlantic on Sept. 22

  • It made landfall along the North Carolina coast on Saturday, Sept. 24

  • It will brought gusty winds, heavy rain and rough surf up the East Coast

Ophelia brought nasty weather from North Carolina to Virginia.

Heavy rain, gusty winds, rough surf and storm surge were the elements brought up the East Coast.

See what the conditions looked like in Morehead City, NC.

Coastal parts of North Carolina and Virginia likely saw rain totals ranging anywhere between 2 to 5 inches. 

Flooding in Winterville, NC on Sept. 23, 2023. (Photo by Shawn Hendrix)

Check here for a look at the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season so far.

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