Archive for the ‘Weather’ Category

Pier, roads and bridges take a beating from Sandy

Large parts of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk were flooded Monday as Hurricane Sandy continued to churn up 10- to 15-foot waves that easily broke through dunes and bulkheads. N.C. 12 was impassable throughout much of the northern towns, and Kitty Hawk…

2012 Hurricane Season Predictions

As June 1, 2012 draws nearer, we will see the start of the 2012 Hurricane Season.  The 2012 hurricane season promises to be less active than normal, and close to half as active as last year, when 20 tropical cyclones, seven hurricanes and four major hurricanes were recorded, according to a forecast released today by the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology […]

Hurricane Irene forces Outer Banks Evacuation

Dare County Orders Evacuation of Residents The Dare County Control Group has ordered a mandatory evacuation for all Dare County residents beginning at 8:00 a.m., Friday, August 26. Residents throughout Dare County should make evacuation plans in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. The storm poses a serious threat for all of Dare County, which is now […]

Outer Banks Weather June 1, 2011

5-Day Forecast Today: Mostly Sunny, High: 83 F, Low: 73 F Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High: 84 F, Low: 70 F Friday: Partly Cloudy, High: 79 F, Low: 71 F Saturday: Mostly Sunny, High: 80 F, Low: 73 F Sunday: Isolated Thunderstorms, High: 83 F, Low: 73 F Forecast Details: Today: Mostly sunny. High 83F. Winds […]

Fishing Report May 24, 2011

Surf Fishing Report: Water temp is back down in 60 degrees. SW winds will do that to the water. Sound Fishing Report: The Little Bridge on the Nags Head/Manteo causeway reported Bluefish, Specks and Black Drum Join the forum discussion on this post

NOAA 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

The Atlantic basin is expected to see an above-normal hurricane season this year, according to the seasonal outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. Across the entire Atlantic Basin for the six-month season, which begins June 1, NOAA is predicting the following ranges this year:

Ocracoke Island Evacuation Ordered

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tourists on a North Carolina vacation destination island were ordered to board the ferries and head for the mainland Wednesday and more evacuations could be on the way as powerful Hurricane Earl threatened to sideswipe the East Coast. Hyde County emergency officials said the evacuation of Ocracoke Island starts Wednesday September […]