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7364
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The Great North Carolina Hurricane of 1815, as it came to be known, made landfall on September 3, 1815, along the Onslow County coast. Hairr recounts the destructive path the storm took through eastern North Carolina before exiting out to sea in the vicinity of Norfolk, Virginia.
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23890
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Hurricanes have plagued the summer and fall seasons throughout much of North Carolina's history, but recently, North Carolina has faced the wrath of hurricanes more than any other state. Over time, the methods of hurricane detection have evolved, but resident reaction still varies from person to person.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 12, May 2015, p130-136, il, por Periodical Website
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25894
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The highest number of hurricanes has occurred in coastal North Carolina, making the state extremely vulnerable to flooding and other disastrous impacts. UNC researchers are conducting studies to learn about community evacuation decisions and disaster response, and to develop models that predict storm surge and ecological changes resulting from hurricanes.
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28482
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After the second major flood brought on by a hurricane in 20 years, North Carolina farmers are attempting to come back once again. The story of how the Tyner family in Wilson County, NC are recovering highlights the struggles faced by many area farmers after the flooding from hurricane Matthew.
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31070
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Hurricane Ernesto, the first hurricane of the 2006 season, hit the southern North Carolina coast on August 31, bringing heavy rain, flooding, and thousands of power outages. A state of emergency was declared for North Carolina as Hurricane Ernesto continued to bring rain and flooding to the eastern region throughout Labor Day weekend.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 10, Oct 2006, p8, il, map Periodical Website
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34478
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In August, 1879, a category four hurricane struck Wilmington and Carteret County. Contemporary newspaper clippings document damage to local businesses and infrastructure in Morehead City and along the Outer Banks. Several shipwrecks are noted, along with damage to the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 3, Summer 1992, p11-12
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37659
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Article giving a transcription of a letter giving details about damage from the hurricane of 1846 at Portsmouth, NC.