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Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

January 28th, 2023  · News  · Weather
Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

Dare County’s own dredge, the Miss Katie, arrived in Hatteras village on Thursday, January 26, in order to conduct maintenance dredging in Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel over the next few days. “The dredge is there, and it’s supposed to start working this morning,” said Dare County Waterways Commission Chairman Steve “Creature” Coulter. “We asked for…Read More from Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

New education program to advance shoreline protection

January 27th, 2023  · Real Estate  · TECH  · Weather
New education program to advance shoreline protection

A collaborative effort to protect North Carolina shorelines is underway. North Carolina Sea Grant, East Carolina University and Carteret Community College are working together to develop a framework for coastal protection design and siting, as well as living shoreline training courses and a certification program, Sea Grant announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…Read More from New education program to advance shoreline protection

High winds likely, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday and Thursday

January 24th, 2023  · Weather
High winds likely, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday and Thursday

A strong cold front will impact the Outer Banks Wednesday through Thursday morning, bringing a period of intense gusty winds, as well as the threat of severe weather, according to Tuesday morning’s briefing from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. A Wind Advisory has been issued for Hatteras and Ocracoke islands from…Read More from High winds likely, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday and Thursday

VIDEO: Dare County holds public meeting on Rodanthe beach erosion issues

January 18th, 2023  · GOV  · Top Stories  · Weather
VIDEO: Dare County holds public meeting on Rodanthe beach erosion issues

Dare County held a public meeting Wednesday evening before a standing-room only crowd at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building to provide information and facilitate a discussion with residents and property owners in the village of Rodanthe regarding their concerns with the issue of erosion that has affected the Hatteras Island community. Dare County Board of Commissioners…Read More from VIDEO: Dare County holds public meeting on Rodanthe beach erosion issues

Minor soundside flooding along Outer Banks possible through Sunday; oceanside Sunday night & Monday

January 14th, 2023  · Weather
Minor soundside flooding along Outer Banks possible through Sunday; oceanside Sunday night & Monday

Strong northerly winds and a coastal low developing offshore will lead to the potential for minor soundside and oceanside flooding through the weekend and into the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The National Weather Service office in Newport/Morehead City has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory from Duck to Ocracoke from Saturday evening through Monday at…Read More from Minor soundside flooding along Outer Banks possible through Sunday; oceanside Sunday night & Monday

Island Free Press: Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet by February

January 13th, 2023  · Weather
Island Free Press: Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet by February

As mariners look ahead to the spring fishing tournament season, the Dare County Waterways Commission is hopeful that maintenance issues in Hatteras Inlet finally can be addressed in a timely manner. “We don’t want to wait until the last minute,” Commission Chair Steve “Creature” Coulter said at Monday’s meeting in Manteo. “We want it fixed…Read More from Island Free Press: Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet by February

Dare County commissioners take steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

January 6th, 2023  · Weather
Dare County commissioners take steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

The Dare County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved taking steps toward a new Feasibility Study to determine the precise costs of performing a beach nourishment project in Rodanthe at their January 3 meeting in Manteo.  “We have a Feasibility Study from 2013, and obviously, the beach looks a little different since then,” said Barton Grover, Dare…Read More from Dare County commissioners take steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

Strong winds from Arctic front causes soundside flooding along much of Outer Banks

December 23rd, 2022  · Top Stories  · Weather
Strong winds from Arctic front causes soundside flooding along much of Outer Banks

Strong westerly winds associated with a powerful Arctic front caused moderate to major soundside flooding at numerous locations on the Outer Banks on Friday. Winds steadily increased on Festivus Friday morning to near 40 mph, with gusts of 50 to 60 mph, and pushed water levels up to as much as 2 to 4 feet…Read More from Strong winds from Arctic front causes soundside flooding along much of Outer Banks

VIDEO: Rain arrives on Outer Banks; winds, cold temps, soundside flooding expected Friday

December 22nd, 2022  · Weather
VIDEO: Rain arrives on Outer Banks; winds, cold temps, soundside flooding expected Friday

A slow moving low pressure system, followed by an Arctic cold front, will bring a variety of weather impacts to the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina ahead of Christmas weekend. We’ve got more details in this update recorded Thursday afternoon: From Dare County Emergency Management, Thursday 4:30 p.m.: Portions of Dare County are expected…Read More from VIDEO: Rain arrives on Outer Banks; winds, cold temps, soundside flooding expected Friday

Pre-Christmas storm to bring Outer Banks, northeast NC heavy rain, winds, soundside flooding, frigid temps

December 21st, 2022  · Weather
Pre-Christmas storm to bring Outer Banks, northeast NC heavy rain, winds, soundside flooding, frigid temps

There won’t be a White Christmas for the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina, but it’s going to feel like the Polar Express rolled through along with the potential of soundside flooding. A “bomb cyclone” is forecast to move across the northern tier of the United States this week, with a trailing Arctic cold front…Read More from Pre-Christmas storm to bring Outer Banks, northeast NC heavy rain, winds, soundside flooding, frigid temps

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News Weather January 28th, 2023

Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

Dare County’s own dredge, the Miss Katie, arrived in Hatteras village on Thursday, January 26, in order to conduct maintenance dredging in Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel over the next few days. “The dredge is there, and it’s supposed to start working this morning,” said Dare County Waterways Commission Chairman Steve “Creature” Coulter. “We asked for…Read More from Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

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Real Estate TECH Weather January 27th, 2023

New education program to advance shoreline protection

A collaborative effort to protect North Carolina shorelines is underway. North Carolina Sea Grant, East Carolina University and Carteret Community College are working together to develop a framework for coastal protection design and siting, as well as living shoreline training courses and a certification program, Sea Grant announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…Read More from New education program to advance shoreline protection

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Weather January 24th, 2023

High winds likely, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday and Thursday

A strong cold front will impact the Outer Banks Wednesday through Thursday morning, bringing a period of intense gusty winds, as well as the threat of severe weather, according to Tuesday morning’s briefing from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. A Wind Advisory has been issued for Hatteras and Ocracoke islands from…Read More from High winds likely, severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday and Thursday

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GOV Top Stories Weather January 18th, 2023

VIDEO: Dare County holds public meeting on Rodanthe beach erosion issues

Dare County held a public meeting Wednesday evening before a standing-room only crowd at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building to provide information and facilitate a discussion with residents and property owners in the village of Rodanthe regarding their concerns with the issue of erosion that has affected the Hatteras Island community. Dare County Board of Commissioners…Read More from VIDEO: Dare County holds public meeting on Rodanthe beach erosion issues

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Weather January 14th, 2023

Minor soundside flooding along Outer Banks possible through Sunday; oceanside Sunday night & Monday

Strong northerly winds and a coastal low developing offshore will lead to the potential for minor soundside and oceanside flooding through the weekend and into the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The National Weather Service office in Newport/Morehead City has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory from Duck to Ocracoke from Saturday evening through Monday at…Read More from Minor soundside flooding along Outer Banks possible through Sunday; oceanside Sunday night & Monday

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Weather January 13th, 2023

Island Free Press: Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet by February

As mariners look ahead to the spring fishing tournament season, the Dare County Waterways Commission is hopeful that maintenance issues in Hatteras Inlet finally can be addressed in a timely manner. “We don’t want to wait until the last minute,” Commission Chair Steve “Creature” Coulter said at Monday’s meeting in Manteo. “We want it fixed…Read More from Island Free Press: Miss Katie dredge on track to work in Hatteras Inlet by February

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Weather January 6th, 2023

Dare County commissioners take steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

The Dare County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved taking steps toward a new Feasibility Study to determine the precise costs of performing a beach nourishment project in Rodanthe at their January 3 meeting in Manteo.  “We have a Feasibility Study from 2013, and obviously, the beach looks a little different since then,” said Barton Grover, Dare…Read More from Dare County commissioners take steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

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Top Stories Weather December 23rd, 2022

Strong winds from Arctic front causes soundside flooding along much of Outer Banks

Strong westerly winds associated with a powerful Arctic front caused moderate to major soundside flooding at numerous locations on the Outer Banks on Friday. Winds steadily increased on Festivus Friday morning to near 40 mph, with gusts of 50 to 60 mph, and pushed water levels up to as much as 2 to 4 feet…Read More from Strong winds from Arctic front causes soundside flooding along much of Outer Banks

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Weather December 22nd, 2022

VIDEO: Rain arrives on Outer Banks; winds, cold temps, soundside flooding expected Friday

A slow moving low pressure system, followed by an Arctic cold front, will bring a variety of weather impacts to the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina ahead of Christmas weekend. We’ve got more details in this update recorded Thursday afternoon: From Dare County Emergency Management, Thursday 4:30 p.m.: Portions of Dare County are expected…Read More from VIDEO: Rain arrives on Outer Banks; winds, cold temps, soundside flooding expected Friday

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Weather December 21st, 2022

Pre-Christmas storm to bring Outer Banks, northeast NC heavy rain, winds, soundside flooding, frigid temps

There won’t be a White Christmas for the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina, but it’s going to feel like the Polar Express rolled through along with the potential of soundside flooding. A “bomb cyclone” is forecast to move across the northern tier of the United States this week, with a trailing Arctic cold front…Read More from Pre-Christmas storm to bring Outer Banks, northeast NC heavy rain, winds, soundside flooding, frigid temps