Latest Outer Banks hurricane Stories

2008-09-28 09:05:00

Hurricane Kyle, a Category 1 storm with sustained winds near 75 mph, took aim Sunday at Maine and Nova Scotia, forecasters said.

2006-08-31 14:29:56

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto neared hurricane strength as it closed in on the U.S. East Coast on Thursday, threatening North and South Carolina with heavy rains and large waves.

2005-09-14 08:30:46

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Heavy rains and gusty winds on Hurricane Ophelia's outer fringes pelted the North Carolina coast on Wednesday and forecasters said the storm was moving so slowly its assault could last for two days. At 8 a.m.

2005-09-08 16:58:53

By Jane Sutton MIAMI, Sept 8 - Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened into a hurricane as it sat off Florida's Atlantic Coast on Thursday and forecasters said that if it ever moved, it would be in circles.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.