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Tropical Storm Fay forms off East Coast
"Has formed off the coast of North Carolina and is expected to bring heavy rain and gusty winds to parts of the mid Atlantic in southern New England fade the six named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season at last word with some 40 miles east northeast of Cape Hatteras. Tropical storm warnings are up for coastal areas. Forecasters say fable experience slight strengthening into tomorrow before weakens as the center moves inland.
National Hurricane Center warns of life-threatening storms ahead
"The national hurricane center warning life threatening surf and rip currents will spread along the east coast beaches in the days ahead as tropical storm Arthur kicks up ocean swells off the North Carolina coast local residents tell WVEC TV it so one two punch corona virus in this storm is gonna really like hello what visitors say they're taking the weather in stride lows over but if it doesn't we're just gonna kind of hunkered down because we're here for the next week so where is all this this Saturday coming up so yeah we bought this last minute we found that the weather changed and we were just gonna go through that anyway because tired of being on a warranty national hurricane center in Miami issued a tropical storm warning for North Korea Carolina's Outer Banks on Sunday storm center mostly located about a hundred eighty five miles south southwest of Cape Hatteras with sustained winds of forty five miles an hour moving north
"cape hatteras" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"To protect ourselves from the virus and that means that when the virus outbreak is behind us the economy we should be able to recover hello speaking there on sixty minutes on CBS early tropical storm season in the Atlantic this year as probable storm Arthur's outer rain bands are now near the North Carolina coast the storm is south southwest of Cape Hatteras expected to move closer to the coast later today are there has forty five mile an hour winds and it could gain strength over the next few hours but forecasters say it's going to be eastward out to sea this is USA radio news balance of nature changing the world one life at a time I have got a cold in two and a half years my wife can I get my track record can she see me not get sick my daughter got sick over Christmas my wife got it about three days after she left I went through both of them didn't get sick I tell people I like to think my immune system is armored up and I'm able to repel the simple stupid cold and if it isn't that the what is because I'd get leased a couple calls a year and what has changed in the last two and a half years the only thing I can think of isn't taken fruits and vegetables in on the balance of nature experience the balance of nature difference for yourself right now balance of nature is offering free shipping and thirty five percent off on any new preferred order start your journey to better health today by calling one eight hundred two four six eight seven five one or by going to balance of nature dot com and make sure to receive the special radio offer by using discount code USA a jet from the Canadian air force's snowbirds aerobatics team crashing in Kamloops British Columbia and added on Sunday it killed a crew member and seriously injured.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio
"Ourselves from the virus and that means that when the virus outbreak is behind us the economy we should be able to recover hello speaking there on sixty minutes on CBS at early tropical storm season in the Atlantic this year as tropical storm Arthur's outer rain bands are now near the North Carolina coast the storm is south southwest of Cape Hatteras expected to move closer to the coast later today are there has forty five mile an hour winds and it could gain strength over the next few hours but forecasters say it's going to be eastward out to sea this is USA radio news balance of nature changing the world one life at a time I have seen a change in how I feel I do feel better I actually feel like doing stuff if that makes any sense better feeling throughout my whole body right now balance of nature is offering free shipping and thirty five percent off on any new preferred order though to balance of nature dot com today and use discount code USA at the American veterinary medical association annual convention in Washington DC I spoke with Dr John how AVMA president about one health collaboration between physicians and veterinarians public health officials hello Minnesota or St deals with eighties for example animals or sentence for humans and.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on WTVN
"No signs of violence on his body police also telling us there were no signs of a break in his is Raylene emergency medical officials now say it looks like a heart attack outer rain bands the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season our third starting to creep toward the North Carolina coast specialist Eric Blake national hurricane center Miami as a tropical storm warning for portions of eastern North Carolina from surf city to doctor Arthur center now over two hundred miles south southwest of Cape Hatteras could hit the Outer Banks tomorrow you're listening to ABC news shaken up this is ABC news balance of nature changing the world one life at a time that the different site I've noticed with this is that I haven't even gotten the Sniffles since I've been on I haven't gotten a cold itself is somehow it has you know supplemented and complimented my immune response right now balance of nature is offering free shipping and thirty five percent off on any new preferred order call one eight hundred two four six eight seven fifty one or go to balance of nature dot com today and use discount code fruits chucks Iverson ABC news airplane knew we had a fifty percent chance of crashing you may be riding that plane right now if you have your money in a four one K. or IRA and you plan to take out the recommended percentage each year when you retire your chance of running out of money is fifty percent fifty percent but there's a better and safer way to secure your income.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on WMAL 630AM
"Because I got all the teases right even though I had to play the myself well we're out of time two years ago John thank you have a good night thank you Sir John rather be meteorologist you're the only meteorologist American ready I can't believe that just happened I can't freaking believe that just about all righty I challenge of of of picking up a phone is overwhelming listen John you're the only meteorologist in America who predicted the hurricane Dorian exactly right. we got a key you got it exact John whether be last week on sterling on Sunday lives on a Sunday night said yep it won't hit landfall until the Outer Banks. yep and Cape Hatteras got blush for about twenty minutes before it went back into the Atlantic but it did make landfall. and John whether the meteorologist at Canadian. John what my rhythms all script John whether the meteorologist why don't you share with us this week's forecast and I will leave you unmolested. okay I'll be happy to do so because tonight we're going to talk about each on incredibly hot temperatures that are continuing in the ways of Dorian it's not uncommon to get a lot of hot air that continues to be delivered by the tropical winds in fact look at the temperatures across the country here live tonight at ten o'clock we're still in the eighties all the way up to Raleigh lots of nineties in Georgia in Alabama getting the central time Mississippi we still got not it near one hundred degrees in Dallas for in the mac.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"The brain I'm terribly Kessler now what's trending on seventy seven WABC and WBC radio dot com a three year old Long Island girl is safe but the hunt for her mother continues after an amber alert was issued this morning police say but she did tenant also known as Patricia allegedly shot her daughter's father Andrew Mitchell multiple times following a domestic dispute last night at his home in Riverhead then police say she a duck to their child Vanessa tenant Mitchell south Hampton police lieutenant Susan Ralph that child has been located found safe and secure with a blood relative of miss tenant the girl's death is expected to survive hurricane Dorian is finally made landfall in the U. S. east coast striking North Carolina Dorian officially made landfall over Cape Hatteras before moving out to the Atlantic open waters but the storms bands continue to batter many parts of North Carolina the southeastern part of the state was spared much damage as the Outer Banks get hit governor Roy Cooper we currently have more than two hundred fifteen thousand power outages of course many local roads may be flooded but as I look west toward a bridge it carries US seventeen over part of the Cape Fear river traffic is flowing smoothly as a matter of fact all major highways and seem to be open in this area and the airport is expected to be back to regular business by late afternoon New York City beach is a been ordered closed historian moves closer to us red flags are flying at city beaches no swimming no surfing but that didn't stop this woman from trying to catch waves at Rockaway beach really windy but there's not as much as well as we were hoping for this to be like seventy today coastal flood advisories have been issued for Brooklyn.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
"Of job growth in the U. S. for August a hundred and thirty thousand jobs create a little bit lower than expected but we've now seen one hundred consecutive months of job growth in the U. S. flood waters are receding some of the Bahamas where the official death toll now has risen to thirty unfortunately that number is expected to rise hundreds of folks are still missing there one parking Dorian making landfall in North Carolina it happened this morning near Cape Hatteras Dorena cat one with ninety mile per hour winds changer right now is the rising storm surge of four to seven feet. and flash floods as the hurricane churns along the coast. we came during a day by day new together it will adjust again what we do and how we go forward your source for information. well we. helping each other out charge batteries and all of your hand tools and power tools would come battery operated and keeping our promise to be with you before during and after the storm just wanted to thank every single one of you at the station for everything you do but also the sacrifices you guys made this is where Orlando turns first for severe weather news ninety six point five W. D. BO. forty eight on news at noon the I. fall of hurricane the eye of hurricane Dorian makes landfall the Cape Hatteras on north Carolina's Outer Banks reporter Pete combs is flooding some major concerns homes could be inundated with flood waters that would reach the ceiling of the first floor about a thousand people remain on the adder banks there by Cape Hatteras and there are concerns about their safety the last ferry left on Wednesday Dorian's track.
Hurricane Dorian Swamps North Carolina's Outer Banks
"Almost a quarter of a million homes schools and businesses across the Carolinas are without power as a result of hurricane Dorian the national hurricane center says the eye wall is skimming the Outer Banks of North Carolina expecting significant rises in coastal waters storm surge values anywhere from four to seven feet and the new sim Pamlico rivers long immediate coastal areas be more like two to four feet not still significant inundation that could cause damage senior forecaster Stacy Stewart at the national hurricane. Cape Hatteras was dangerously close to Dorian's I and was taking tropical storm strength winds earlier this morning I wall of the hurricane his directly east of us right now about seventy miles that's good news for Wilmington and in much of coastal Carolina because it means we're probably not going to see any more tornadoes at least here as long as we have that northerly flow of wind it means we're not going to get the strongest quadrant of the hurricane the northeasterly side that may happen in
"cape hatteras" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Forward motion hasn't increased all that much it's ed now moving nine north northeast at like ten miles per hour thanks a stain winds we're down to a hundred miles per hour. of course even though Dorian's weaker. much weaker than it was when a devastated the the Bahamas. the tropical storm force wind field. has continued to grow expanding outward to it's now old nearly two hundred miles. tropical storm force winds extend out from the center her is kept hurricane force winds. extend out to sixty miles from the center of the storm. so the immediate coast yeah North Carolina you're expecting hurricane conditions yeah through the overnight hours coastal flooding storm surge and the torrential rains six to twelve inches summaries could see up to fifteen inch. rainfall totals. no accu weather forecasters caution strongly. yeah Dorian could actually make a landfall in North Carolina. as the storm turned northeast. it's it's the three capes of North Carolina. or at least within twenty or thirty miles woman course Cape Fear that's already passed. they got within thirty miles. now what about Cape lookout what about Cape Hatteras. winds high enough along the coast to bring widespread tree damage and power outages just saw the latest number was now two hundred seventy thousand plus the numbers without it just continues to get higher. and that threat for those brief tornado spin ops. continues through the overnight hours there was actually another warning issued for North Carolina here are just a few minutes ago these tornadoes I mean by the time they they get it on the radar and try to get the warning out to people I mean they can occur so quickly. they spin up. possibly touchdown and we are rapidly yeah dissipate go back up. so some of the latest there as far as travelers weather and W. to the Q. hearing centers dot com a listener line around the country it's eight eight eight eight six zero eighty seven eighty five thank good morning Marvin. Hey Hey we're.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on WLS-AM 890
"Go with another retirement road trip it's time hit the road to the thanks yes you can enjoy beautiful beaches in an environment that certainly not overly commercial I need some time to take everything in the there's a lot to let's start with history the English rule no column where Virginia dare was born vanished roller fifteen eighty seven the mystery was never saw the lost colony written and performed to commemorate the original is the second longest running outdoor drama in the United States claims it is first in line you can see where it all happened with in Kitty Hawk at the Wright brothers national monument five line houses in the Outer Banks in you certainly to yourself to see the famous Cape Hatteras lighthouse and while you're there just drive a little further take the ferry to Ocracoke island you're taking a car ferry so just drive off when you get there and the dry down what looks like a desolate highway on the island until you come upon the village with shops and restaurants and bars the water in your adventurous side you'll love this asylum is known as the pinnacle of our bank serving take a drive north and see the corolla wild forces are located in the northern most beaches in their areas where you can drive on the beach and see a little bit of Hollywood inward anti with recognizable nights in Rodanthe house a lot of your time in the Outer Banks eventually with that OB X. sticker and if you have a good retirement plan you can rack up a few stickers and souvenirs will gather along the way on your retirement road trip well that's pretty good Chuck you like that I like it especially go go all you're not talk to the set you know not a sixties go go girl well that's a good thing that you guys are both we had to be a weekly.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK
"Best. Every game of the ACC. A final say for Syracuse and Pitt those two teams tip off at six. Notre Dame is just closed at Boston College seventy nine seventy three Virginia outlast Miami, fifty six forty six it's Florida state fifty nine Georgia Tech forty nine. Saint John's no match for number two Duke as the blue devils role by thirty ninety one sixty one and speaking of thirty North Carolina State didn't get there today. Virginia Tech holds the pack to just twenty four points at a forty seven twenty four hokies when NC state the fewest points for a ranked team and the shot clock era falling again, forty seven twenty four Virginia Tech and the top twenty five just one game complete. That's got number twenty Iowa State beating Texas sixty five sixty next Radha games should be just getting underway with number seven can. Kentucky battling Florida and number sixteen Texas Tech number eleven Kansas. That'll do it for your North Carolina farm bureau scoreboard, helping you is what they do. Best will check in with coach Williams had run through plenty more as the Coca Cola post game report continues as the tar heels went by ten seventy nine sixty nine from learfield. North Carolina's twenty six electric cooperatives recognize the best classroom projects and the teachers who create them through the bright, ideas education grant program these grants provide funding for creative projects in grades K through twelve congratulations to our bright ideas. Tar heel teacher of the week. Randy Radcliffe of Cape Hatteras secondary school in Buxton his project on minted reality sandbox is sponsored by Cape Hatteras electric cooperative. If you're a teacher with a ride idea. Visit NC bright, ideas dot com. Bye. Can.
"Although hurricane Florence weaken the past couple of days it has such a large wind field. It's bringing a storm surge consistent with a much stronger. Hurricane the National Hurricane Center is forecasting. The worst of the surge do occur between Cape clear and Cape. Hatteras? The Hurricane Center is forecasting up to forty inches of rain to accumulate in North Carolina, which would beat that state's all time record for the most rainfall from a tropical storm or hurricane. Thousands of people are already in shelters across north and South Carolina. Because I can swing on. This Wilmington man's main concern appear to be sailboat we're taking all the cameras off all the sales all the all the coverings and. We've doubled tripled our line. So the dock so we try to minimize any movement. We've got all our fenders out everywhere. Also spending in the Atlantic, tropical storms, Helene and Isaac and subtropical storm choice.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on World News Tonight with David Muir
"Strong waves hammering this peer water, rushing shore breaking through the dunes in Hatteras in nearby Frisco ocean water flowing like a river down Cape Hatteras peer Dr washing through tells and washing fish for sure. Route twelve here is underwater tonight. Rancho rain tropical storm force winds bearing down at a thirties are now warning. It is almost a certainty that this region will see catastrophic flooding rainfall totals predicted to reach forty inches or more an eleven foot storm surge expected in some spots as this storm. Now moves in and conditions, deteriorate first responders are gathering tonight. The national guard has been called up tonight. Wilmington's chief of police inside the command center telling me his biggest fear. As this hurricane approaches, his own family has already evacuated. When you look at that hurricane over your shoulder, what concerns you most. I see. I see a biblical proportion flood event that's going to occur. I see the beach communities being an endangered with water and destruction is going to be pretty pretty epic and nature. I see eries around our city. You're going to flood like we haven't seen in very long time. There is already helped coming in from all over the country search and rescue teams from Sacramento eighty first responders from Rockville Maryland. Thank you tonight, North Carolina's governor, ROY Cooper with some of those first responders and a final warning message today don't relax. Don't get complacent, stay on guard. This is a powerful storm that can kill. Today, the threat becomes a reality..
Hurricane Florence intensifies to Category 4 as evacuations begin in Carolinas, Virginia
"Hurricane Florence taking aim, but the southeast US Carolina's the probable landing point for this big category. Four storm moving closer and getting bigger meteorologists. Kaley heart-lung reports from Carolina beach one of a number of areas under evacuations in North Carolina under mandatory evacuation like I said starting with those barrier islands. Eight counties in South Carolina, the entire coastline and then a focus on those low lying coastal areas in Virginia. Now, more than a million people expected to evacuate meteorologist Chad Myers. Looking closer at exactly where Florence is expected to come in. We're looking at the storm still making some impact at North Carolina. I don't wanna say Charleston that you're out of it. But you're close there's maybe a ten percent chance of it going that far to the left as we would call it where North Carolina anywhere from Wilmington right on up to Cape Hatteras. That is the bulls eye
Hurricane Chris sending risky surf ashore as it swirls off East Coast
"Travelers weather service of our friends at travelcenters of america ta and petro stopping centers around the country hold of the world blends coffee the freshest roast on the road all right so once again tonight not a bad night for travel for a good a good chunk of the country little more sporadic shower activity than we've seen the last few nights but you'll see some scattered showers maybe a rumble of thunder along the north carolina virginia line little batch in south central virginia most of the activity in the southeast is dissipated with the setting of the sun another batch of showers has got to push in through northern portions of minnesota tonight and then you get out of the four corners region as the case has been all week and we'll continue through the end of the week it probably through the weekend the monsoon season continues showers tonight extending as far north is central and northeastern wyoming you'll find spotty showers and a few pockets of heavier rain especially through eastern utah much of arizona parts of new mexico even over into south central and southeastern california southern nevada get most of its scattered about big story of the week had been chris the hurricane which has now after producing rough surf and deadly rip currents along the east coast gonna sweep northeastward headed towards the canadian maritime we were pretty much spared any direct impacts here in the us early this week as it ultimately strengthened into a category two hurricane bow two hundred fifty miles off the coast of cape hatteras north carolina but the strong rip currents produced by the powerful wins did prove fatal for a swimmer in north carolina last weekend and there have been lots of rescues we'll talk more about that coming up as these strong rip currents continue up the east coast i'm i'm trying to recall it was several hundred rescues that had to take place was it atlantic city beach think that was the one this past day the rip currents produced by the storm are gonna continue anybody headed to the shore along the mid atlantic it all the way up into the new england every beaches swim only where the lifeguards are present and obey the posted signs and the flags yeah while chris was pretty much stationary off the coast of north carolina for several days the forward motion began yesterday and swiftly moved northeastward and pick up speed sweeps just off the shore of nova scotia and ultimately approaches newfoundland residents and tourists into ova scotia you'll notice an uptick in wind speeds as frequent bands of heavy rain push through overnight tonight and into the day thursday as the storm make its makes its closest approach it'll eventually lose those tropical characteristics as attracts over the colder waters near atlantic canada later today and into thursday night despite that fact chris will produce some disruptive heavy rain and strong winds as a pass by nova scotia and takes aim at newfoundland later today we're going to be talking wins fifty to sixty miles per hour across the southeastern portions of newfoundland newfoundland over the avalon peninsula thursday night into friday morning accuweather stresses that those winds are strong enough to bring down trees power lines are going.
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A third named storm forms off North Carolina coast as Hurricane Beryl weakens to tropical storm
"Now we've got sunshine eighty seventy eight in orlando lets talk future begins in just a couple of minutes have breaking news this morning in orlando a deadly house fire to tell you about firefighters say they arrived to find the house on lescot lane fully involved the roof collapsing two people were in that home one taken to orem see with severe burns another person reported trapped inside firefighters say they found a female child who died of her injuries firefighters say there was no working smoke alarm discovered and they are trying to determine the cause of that fire also breaking news in similar county this morning one person dead after an early morning shooting happened outside a restaurants in the lake mary area channel lines johnny fernandez at the colonial town parking plaza that's off international parkway a spokesperson with the sheriff's office told the management of the graffiti junction told the suspect and victim to leave that's when the fight continued into the parking lot area and that's one of the suspects shot one of the victims we know that deputies say that one of the victims later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital now moments later after the the first shooting that be an innocent bystander was her the victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition seminal deputies say all the people involved in the incident have been accounted for they're talking to them so far no arrests and we're also following breaking news in the tropics tropical storm chris has now formed in the atlantic it centered about one hundred fifty miles south of cape hatteras north carolina hurricane center says the storm is expected to generate swells that will increase in along the north carolina and mid atlantic coasts and tropical storm beryl the second named storm season expected to dump heavy rain over the lesser antilles this weekend.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99 Percent Invisible
"We need help belga fee while bennett it a got to be there that's why retreat is important but the you twenty one hundred at least five hundred us communities will be at risk from sea level rise including major cities like miami and new orleans that's according to the union of concerned scientists and then there's the millions of people in other parts of the world in countries like bangladesh or the solomon islands that are already being badly affected if people get this worked up about a lighthouse imagine how hard it'll be woman start talking about moving entire cities how can you do that fairly and in a way that doesn't devastate communities we're going to be fighting this battle over and over again and after all of this the cape hatteras lighthouse will probably have to move again it might last one hundred years at its current location but some scientists say it could be even less than that oh uh oh we another highstakes story of a building be moved but this time all the people were in it when it happened right after this mm taxis is here and if you're like me you've got questions like how do you know you're getting the biggest refund are you taking all the right deductions which ones are those exactly and did you do everything by the book that one in particular terrifies me well fear naught because tax act has your back with.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99 Percent Invisible
"The time of the controversy bruce encirled were writing a book about the cape hatteras white house that's when they started to do some research we hit read the reports that the lighthouse this would be lost and would talk to some of the of the scientists who had studied this and made it interesting discovery the scientists told them that the white house sits on yellow pine timbers their submerged in a pool of freshwater it's a strange design the builder who constructed a lighthouse knew that if he kept those beams in fresh freshwater they'd be preserved and his plan had worked for over 100 years but here's the problem the ocean was coming closer and closer to the lighthouse and the ocean is filled with microorganisms that could degrade the would if the salt water seeped into the foundation the beams wood rot and that was the reason the cheryl nye realize that that dumb if nothing else happened the lighthouse will begin to tip is that would foundation was eaten away we actually went and talk to several other scientists who had sandra study saying it had to be moved and we've got combatants that they knew what they were doing and it it could be done this was a huge gap for team move the lighthouse bruce and sheryl weren't technocratic outsiders there were white house fanatics and they were saying look i like it or not the scientists are actually right then in nineteen six two major hurricanes hidden north carolina hurricane bertha in hurricane fran north carolina and all quicko guilin and hatteras island are under an evacuation mandate tbi hurricanes were becoming more frequent and more intense and this created a new sense of urgency so 1997 congress started planning a potential move 17 years after save the lighthouse formed and after almost two decades of debate a public meeting was held to discuss the move it was organized by a us senator from north carolina as well as the state senator from the region it was april 1998 about four hundred people filed into an aquarium the largest building in the outer banks children were bussed in from every school there are eleven newscrews their reporting on the of that the people of buxton you the fate of.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99 Percent Invisible
"Shoring orrin thought the sea while would be extremely expensive and ultimately counterproductive while say wall this is one of the more controversial things that i was saying others too lengthy wall destroy beaches or had maps and diagrams of east coast and they showed that seawalls made erosion happened even faster he argued that that's exactly what would happen at the lighthouse a wall would make the beach smaller and smaller the lawyer a beach community without a beach with this seawall plan the lighthouse would eventually become a walled island out in the water not ideal but even if you were fine with that the wall probably wouldn't hold orrin said it's hard to imagine building a c walsh strong enough for the waves of cape hatteras they have a lot to base stormed at the cape a monthly all the other be half the size of the of the storm surge top over the fee wore one and the top of the lighthouse then one day orrin met an engineer named dave the shatti dave said look people don't want the lighthouse to fall in we don't wanna see law but there is a compromise that thing can be moved it is around two hundred feet tall about one and a quarter million bricks in forty eight hundred tonnes but believe it or not engineers have moved digger buildings this presented a pretty good opportunity for all he could use the lighthouse tests something that planners call managed retreat the idea is that a sea levels rise we won't be able to defend every coast with a giant wall instead we're going to have to make plans to abandon certain areas and move some things on the way foreign thought if buxton could be convinced to move this big lighthouse it might show that managed to retreat is doable so he in day shatti along with one of foreign students dave bush form their own group that they call them cells the move the lighthouse committee we met together a love then we produce from blizzard of papers dr larry things about a rozhin the faith by moving buildings them mainly aimed at the at the.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99 Percent Invisible
"Middle of the state so in the 1980s orrin would pakistan's into a bus and had east all the way to the cape hatteras lighthouse it's usually a pretty exciting phrase the average wave high it k powders is higher than anywhere else on the east coast except possibly northern main orrin would tell his students at the waves at cape hatteras don't just calmly wool onto shore they slam into it and spray up into the air while his students stared out into the water or explained these waves or washing away the beach were standing on and soon they'll reach the lighthouse the shoreline of the outer banks the entire shoreline the outer banks is eroding and partly this is simply a matter of the waves pecking away at the con that ninety percent of the world region are rhody is i'm very very slightly and some very quickly the beach in front of the white house can road fast the rates vary wildly from targeting the decade sometimes the coast loses fifty feed year other times the beach actually gained sand it's an erratic natural process but more says climate change is also part of the story it's speeding up the erosion process for decades a bunch of different government agencies have been fighting back against the sea they tried barriers to slow the waves they put down a wall of sandbags they even tried this thing called beach nourishment let's just a fancy way of saying pumping a ton of sand on the shore and they had some other inventive ideas to quarter recall seascape it was plastic strips of plastic flow to strips were supposed to act like seaweed and keep the sand from washing away and here was a very cheap way stop or rozier k perilous liberals but did we begin to work in fact none of this stuff worked after decades of fighting back against the waves the ocean was getting dangerously close to a lighthouse less than half a football field away basically we stand beside the lighthouse how fee how this precious historic structure was due to fall in i mean they were easy.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99% Invisible
"It k powders is higher than anywhere else on the east coast except possibly northern main orrin would tell his students at the waves at cape hatteras don't just calmly wool onto shore they slam into it and spray up into the air while his students stared out into the water or explained these waves or washing away the beach were standing on and soon they'll reach the lighthouse the shoreline of the outer banks the entire shoreline the outer banks is eroding and partly this is simply a matter of the waves pecking away at the con that ninety percent of the world region are rhody is i'm very very slightly and some very quickly the beach in front of the white house can road fast the rates vary wildly from targeting the decade sometimes the coast loses fifty feed year other times the beach actually gained sand it's an erratic natural process but more says climate change is also part of the story it's speeding up the erosion process for decades a bunch of different government agencies have been fighting back against the sea they tried barriers to slow the waves they put down a wall of sandbags they even tried this thing called beach nourishment let's just a fancy way of saying pumping a ton of sand on the shore and they had some other inventive ideas to quarter recall seascape it was plastic strips of plastic flow to strips were supposed to act like seaweed and keep the sand from washing away and here was a very cheap way stop or rozier k perilous liberals but did we begin to work in fact none of this stuff worked after decades of fighting back against the waves the ocean was getting dangerously close to a lighthouse less than half a football field away basically we stand beside the lighthouse how fee how this precious historic.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on 99 Percent Invisible
"This is ninety nine percent invisible i'm roman mars of the coast of north carolina there is a thin stretch of islands call the outer banks picture a narrow ribbon of sand that runs along the coast for two hundred miles these islands are three miles across at their widest and only two hundred yards and their narrowest and there's one part of the outer banks that used to be especially treacherous for ships it's called cape hatteras that's reporter gordon caddick of a podcast called cited the cape is known for choppy seas and strong ocean currents since the sixteenth century these waves have caused a lot of shipwrecks over a thousand according to the national park service the areas become known as the graveyard of the atlantic so many sailors were dying that in the late seventy hundreds congress authorized the construction of a giant lighthouse it would illuminate the dangerous passage and make the outer banks less deadly the lighthouse went up than a small town called buxton north carolina right near cape hatteras and the people of buxton they love this lighthouse generations of families there have helped maintain it but you know this which are grandfather did is which are great grandfather did this is danny couch he's descended from english pirates and his family goes back nine generations in north carolina today danny leads tours of the outer banks gordon win on one of those two hours last summer but we've got three meritas symbols in this fetch thumper wasps were statue of liberty number bill bridge in at thumper three the granddaddy of umberto ally though fluttering eighteen film dave on with my house bathrooms on the ride leaving the you on organized crime a.
"cape hatteras" Discussed on Science Talk
"The kinda unique characteristics of it because you have this canyon a lotta nutrients spilling down into it and that cranks up the uh the sued web there yeah it actually really i think were again it's a little bit early to say how this thing works but the whole the whole areas interesting because you've got big current like the gulfstream how of georgia's bank that circulate leaves from cape hatteras and heads off toward the england right and north of that there are these big uh warm koren cold core eddie's that circulate around just south of the kenyans and seamounts and when they when they hit that continental shelf edge were which is basically a big underwater cliff that drops from george bank down to the abyss will plane uh it creates a lot of turbulence just as when uh uh a front coming across from the pacific hits the rocky mountains there's all of a sudden storms and all kinds of things happen so same kind of thing happens underwater but in the case of the monuments area it's actually bringing a lotta cold water and nutrients up out of the deep ocean into the surface blair creates incredible productivity and that stimulates all this biodiversity that we see both at the surface and in the bottom so this this region spin protected for less than a year but it's already under threat because of the new presidential administration yes they are reviewing all of the monuments there uh i mean i don't it's not my expertise the now what the legality of changing or rescinding monument his i know it's never been done i get this one case where a monument was uh protections were changed but um if it were on land generally.