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Outer Banks

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Andrea Brings Heavy Rains, Winds To NC And SC

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 […]

CBS Charlotte–06/07/2013

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Moisture From Tropical Storm To Trigger NC Rains

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 […]

CBS Charlotte–06/06/2013

File photo of sand and water covering a road in the Outer Banks. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Outer Banks Begins Clean Up After Hurricane Sandy

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.


File photo of waves on a beach before Hurricane Sandy hits. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Outer Banks Watching Sandy Off The Coast

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.


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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Outer Banks

Ask most people what the first English settlement in North America was, and they will say Jamestown. While that was the first permanent settlement, the very first was in what is today known as North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Roanoke Island.