Outer Banks August 2019 Recap


by Jessie S.

Outer Banks august 2019 Recap

Despite many families getting into the mindset of going back to school, ideal vacation conditions are still well underway here on the Outer Banks. So far, August has been a very exciting month on these barrier islands and with so many awesome news-worthy events occurring, we thought we’d recap a few to make sure everyone was up to date!

August 1: Visitors Welcome Inside the Wright Brothers National Monument

August 1: Spectrum Customers Lose Internet AGAIN... This Time Due to a Lawn Mower

August 2: Water Spout Spotted off Wanchese Marina 

August 5: Cape Point Re-Opened to ORVs and Pedestrians

August 5: Large Water Spout Spotted in Colington Harbor

August 5: Whale Spotted Off Coast in Kill Devil Hills

August 9 - 11: Alice Kelly Tournament Has Successful Run for 30th Year

August 10: Friends, Family and the Local Community Comes Together For Surfing for Autism Day

August 11: Another Manatee Visits OBX Dropping By Old Nags Head Cove

August 12: Outer Banks Lifeguards Rank Among Best in the Nation

August 13: Two Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Return Home Thanks to Care by the STAR Center


August 15: Giant Hole Left on Beach in Avon

August 15 - 16: Storm Dumps Rain on the Outer Banks & Causes Flood Advisories on Hatteras Island

August 16: Rainbow Spotted on Hatteras Island Behind the Avon Fishing Pier

August 17: Joaquin, Beloved Wild Horse, Dies After Encounter With Barbed-Wire Fence

August 17: Many Furry Friends Find Their Forever Home on "Clear the Shelters" Day

August 19: Snake Causes Power Outage in Kill Devil Hills

August 21: Town of Nags Head Releases Time Lapse Video of Completed Beach Nourishment Project

August 21: Massive Storm Arrives on the Outer Banks


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August 22: Billy Ray Cyrus Spotted on the Outer Banks

August 23: A Second Massive Thunderstorm Rolls Through the OBX Leading to Flooding and Several Emergency Calls Including One for a Man Struck by Lightning at the Beach


August 24: Co-Director, Writer, and OBX Native Interviewed About His Film, Peanut Butter Falcon

August 26: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Beacon Stops Rotating, Requires Fuse Replacement

August 29: CWHF Removes Elderly Member of Herd From the Wild Due to Health Concerns

August 30: Hurricane Dorian Shifts Directions; Heading for Outer Banks

August 30: Noah Schweizer & Zoe Benedetto Named Winners of 2019 WRV Outer Banks Pro

August 31: NC Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

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