Outer Banks September 2019 Recap

 

by Jessie S.


Outer Banks September 2019 Recap
September was a very busy month here on the Outer Banks (mainly due to Hurricane Dorian). Here are some of the news highlights you may have missed from last month. For more information specifically about Hurricane Dorian and ways to help residents of Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island, check out our Hurricane Dorian OBX Updates page.

September 1: Dorian Reaches Cat 5 In Bahamas


September 2: Cape Hatteras National Seashore Suspends Services


September 2: Dare County Issues Official Mandatory Evacuations To Begin On 9/3 For Visitors and 9/4 for Residents; Ocracoke Also Issues Mandatory Evacuations


September 3: Chesapeake Expressway Tolls Suspended


September 3: Currituck County Issues Evacuations for Corolla and Carova Beach


September 4: Dare County SPCA Fully Evacuated Thanks to Kind Temporary Fosters


September 5: First Bands of Hurricane Dorian Reach Outer Banks


September 6: Hurricane Dorian Officially Makes Landfall Over Cape Hatteras


September 6: Ocracoke Island Suffers Severe Flooding From Storm Surge


September 7: Priority Two Re-Entry Begins For Areas North of Oregon Inlet


September 7: Dorian’s Impact on Buxton as told by Local Photographer Daniel Pullen


September 8: Electric Crews Work Tireless To Restore All Power Outages


September 10: Dare County Estimates Dorian Caused Over $14 Million in Damage


September 12: Most of Hatteras Island Opens for Visitors


September 13: Sports Enthusiasts Take Advantage of Windy Weather


September 14: Corolla Wild Horse Fund Releases 2020 Calendar for Purchase


September 15: Rough Surf in Ocean and High Bacteria Levels in Sound Continue


September 17: Local Restaurants Donate Half of Food Sales During “Dine Out for Disaster Relief” Day


September 18: Seaside Vacations Sends Volunteer Team for Hatteras Clean-Up


September 19: NCDOT Announces Plans to Repair NC 12 on Ocracoke By Thanksgiving


September 20: Rough Currents Washing Up Several Portuguese Man O’War


September 21: Scary Ocean Rescue Captured By Photographer


September 21: Last day of Easterns Championship Underway


September 21: Two Manatees Visit US Coast Guard Oregon Inlet Station


September 23: Rocky The Escaped Wild Cat Possibly Spotted Over 200 Miles Away


September 25: Crumbl Cookies comes to OBX


September 25: Cedar Island Announces Over Half of Their Wild Horses Lost During Dorian Storm Surge; All Ocracoke and Corolla Wild Horses Survive



September 27: Fall Conditions Reach Outer Banks





Jessie has been coming to the Outer Banks since she was just 5 years old. She loved it here so much that she finally relocated in 2018. Now her mission is to show the world that the Outer Banks is an incredible place that everyone should experience. When she isn't working, you can find Jessie hanging out with her friends, chilling at home with her awesome cat, Yoji, or discovering a new Outer Banks adventure. 

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