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  1. Shelly Island is officially gone from the Outer Banks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | NBC12

    Scientists say that the weather conditions were just right for this island to form off the North Carolina coast last year. "Winds were strong enough to stir up the waves and currents that carry sand alongshore from the more northerly barrier islands toward the cape," NASA said on its website .

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  2. Tropical Storm Warning continues for Outer BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | NBC12

    While Maria is currently a Category 1 hurricane, it will likely be downgraded to a strong tropical storm by the time it reaches a point roughly 100 to 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras. The tropical storm force winds are likely to reach west into a portion of eastern North Carolina, but will not make landfall.

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  3. Mandatory evacuation issued for Hatteras, Ocracoke as Maria nears coastRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | NBC12

    Hurricane Maria -- now a Category 1 storm -- will make a close call with the East Coast this week as it moves north. A mandatory evacuation was issued for Ocracoke Island late Sunday and a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the entire Outer Banks.

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  4. New England coastline under tropical storm watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | NBC12

    New Jersey, Delaware, Long Island Sound, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard are all in the possible path of Jose, according to the National Hurricane Center . Jose has maximum sustained winds of 90 mph and is located 335 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, moving north at 9 mph.

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  5. Maria expected to become hurricane; Lee downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | NBC12

    The National Hurricane Center reports Tropical Storm Maria, which formed Saturday, is expected to gain strength before becoming a hurricane Sunday. At 5 a.m. ET Sunday , Maria was about 460 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds at 65 mph.

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  6. First Alert: Hurricane Jose prompts rip current warnings for Sunday off Carolina coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | NBC12

    A high surf advisory from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday as well as a high rip current risk advisory from Sunday morning to Sunday night for coastal areas of southeast South Carolina and Georgia. Forecasters expect breaking wave heights to build to four to six feet with occasional higher sets taller than seven feet.

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  7. First Alert: Tropical Storm Maria could be major hurricane as it nears Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | NBC12

    Tropical Storm Maria, which formed Saturday in the Atlantic, is likely to become a major hurricane as it nears Puerto Rico, according to the latest forecast track from the National Hurricane Center. That track has Maria strengthening to a Category 3 storm as it passes just north of the territory by Wednesday afternoon.

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  8. Even without insurance, your canceled OBX trip could still be coveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | NBC12

    As businesses are powering back up on Hatteras Island , local families are left trying to find a way to salvage their lost beach vacation. For the Perkins family, traveling to Hatteras Island is tradition; renting the same beach house for the last few years, enjoyed by many members of the family.

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  9. Power restored for Hatteras, Ocracoke islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | NBC12

    The massive outage left the Outer Banks area without power for a week after an issue with a transmission cable on the Bonner Bridge on July 27. Thousands of tourists were forced to evacuate after a mandatory evacuation was issued for visitors on Ocracoke and Hatteras islands. "Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative and contracted crews completed all work to construct the new overhead transmission line near Oregon Inlet and have energized the cable.

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  10. Power in Outer Banks should come back on in 2-3 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | NBC12

    According to the Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative, it should now take two to three days for the lights to come back on. This comes after PCL Construction, the contractors building the new Bonner Bridge, "drove a piling through the underground cable between the southern end of Bonner Bridge and the first riser pole on Hatteras Island," according to Tideland Electric Membership Cooperation.

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  11. Outer Banks residents may have power back on in 4-6 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | NBC12

    The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative provided an update on Facebook Tuesday night saying it should take four to six days for complete transmission restoration. This includes the time required for testing after all construction is finished and before transmission service can begin.

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  12. Lawsuit filed over Outer Banks power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | NBC12

    A class action lawsuit was filed against the company working on a bridge replacement in the Outer Banks. The company says it accidentally " drove a steel casing into an electric transmission cable ," which caused an extensive power outage in the Outer Banks.

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  13. Vacation blackout: Power outage hits North Carolina islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NBC12

    An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered Thursday to evacuate the island after a construction... . Vehicles line up at the a gas station on Thursday, July 27, 2017, on Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as visitors leave the island and residents fuel up.

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  14. Outer Banks island visitors told to leave after power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NBC12

    An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered Thursday to evacuate the island after a construction... . Vehicles line up at the a gas station on Thursday, July 27, 2017, on Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, as visitors leave the island and residents fuel up.

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  15. Cape HatterasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NBC12

    A state of emergency has been issued for Ocracoke Island due to a massive power outage that could take days or weeks to repair, according to WAVY . A mandatory evacuation for visitors to Ocracoke Island is in effect, according to Tideland Electric Membership Cooperation.

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  16. New island appears in the Outer BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | NBC12

    There's an old saying about a water-front property. It's valuable because they're not making any more of it.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | NBC12

    An unexploded World War II-era ordnance was discovered Tuesday at the Southern end of Hatteras Island, Virginia-Pilot reports. An encrusted World War II-era ordnance washed ashore Friday on Shelly Island off the coast of Dare County, evacuating the area over the possibility it was an unexploded Navy ordnance, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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  18. There is a new island along North Carolina's coast and people are going crazyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2017 | NBC12

    A new island has popped up along the North Carolina coast, seemingly overnight, and people are going crazy over it. The new stretch of land has been nicknamed "Shelly Island" by visitors who say it is the perfect spot to collect seashells.

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