Power has been restored on Ocracoke Island and officials have reopened the remote Outer Banks town to visitors after Hurricane Arthur slammed the island.
Tens of thousands without power after Hurricane Arthur causes flooding in the Outer Banks.
Winds increase to 100 mph as it lashes the North Carolina coast.
Arthur Could Become 1st Hurricane To Hit US On July 4th As Forecasters Expect It To Strengthen To Category 2
Hurricane Arthur gained strength in the Atlantic on Thursday and threatened to strike near the North Carolina coast on Independence Day, prompting thousands of vacationers and residents to leave parts of the state’s popular but flood-prone Outer Banks.
As one of the year’s busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore.
A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina’s coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward, threatening Fourth of July plans along the East Coast.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Andrea is bringing rain and wind to Carolinas, causing thousands to lose power and streams to swell. The storm was racing through South Carolina early Friday and was expected […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A tropical storm warning has been posted for the North Carolina coast after the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Weather […]
People on North Carolina’s Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse.
Movie theaters, fast-food restaurants, groceries and big-box stores on North Carolina’s Outer Banks opened Sunday as distant Hurricane Sandy lashed the coast with high winds and tides that threatened the barrier islands for days.