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15606
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Hurricane Irene made landfall at Cape Lookout on August 27, 2011. With hurricane force winds extending ninety miles out and tropical storm winds extending 290 miles, the storm moved slowly northward at fifteen miles an hour, creating a wide path of destruction. Gery recounts how the storm affected electric cooperatives in the eastern part of the state.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 43 Issue 10, Oct 2011, p8-10, il
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15687
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The State Historic Preservation Office preemptively informed local historic districts and owners of historic property about ensuing Hurricane Irene which touched down on August 27, 2011. Damage was not as severe as past hurricanes, however one historic property, the Markham-Albertson-Stinson Cottage, was totaled. Other historic features impacted by the hurricane were cemeteries in Edenton, Whitakers, Tarboro, New Bern, and Beaufort where uprooted trees toppled markers and disturbed graves.
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15780
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The coastal areas of the state were not the only ones which felt the destructive power of Hurricane Irene. The Inner Banks took a pounding as well as the storm moved up the sounds and rivers. Allegood surveys the damage left by the powerful storm, including unexpected flooding, dead fish, mosquitoes, and downed trees and power lines and boats.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2011, p12-16, il Periodical Website
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15779
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In August 2011 Hurricane Irene roared across the Outer Banks and inland areas with punishing winds and pounding rains. Latham describes the destruction in Dare County and the rest of the Outer Banks and how the coastal residents responded to the destruction.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2011, p6-11, il Periodical Website
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17341
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State and county managers, along with weather forecasters, learned considerable about communicating with the public before, during, and after Hurricane Irene. Covi records a number of their comments.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2012, p12-15, il, map Periodical Website
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