Tropical Storm Ophelia hammers East Coast, causing power outages

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
From The Right

Radar, hurricane hunter aircraft and observers on the ground found that Ophelia's center came ashore at around 6:15 a.m. near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, roughly 25 miles northwest of Cape Lookout, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. A storm surge warning, indicating danger from rising water moving inland, was in effect from Bogue Inlet, North Carolina, to Chincoteague. Surges between 4 and 6 feet were forecast in some areas, the hurricane center said. A tropical storm warning was issued from Cape Fear, North Carolina, to Fenwick Island, Delaware. A...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Environment from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right