posted on Sep, 17 2005 @ 06:07 PM
Originally posted by MattMarriott
1. Never before has a storm damaged the Lophelia protective layer as much as this one did.
Feature 3: replace "LOPHELIA" with "OUTER BANKS" in feature 1.
© September 16, 2005 | Last updated 1:21 PM Sep. 16
Ophelia, North Carolina’s six-day storm, finally seems intent on leaving.
Even today, however, it is nibbling at the Outer Banks, chewing up a wide expanse of beaches as it slowly heads north, less than 100 miles offshore.
“It just beat us and beat us and beat us,” said Laurie Garner, whose boyfriend’s restaurant was severely damaged at Salter Path on Bogue Sound,
south of the Outer Banks
That area, which was hammered by strong southerly winds and the resultant storm surge it kicked up, appears to be the epicenter of damage in North
Numerous buildings, including homes and businesses, were wrecked in several barrier island communities along the sound. No damage estimates have been
Frisco Pier in north carolina, sept. 15 2005
A preview of the big one