Outer Banks August 2019 Recap

 

by Jessie S.



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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