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What you should Know. What you should Do.

When Oak Island Has a Hurricane Threatening The Coast

 

Hurricane season for the Atlantic Ocean region begins June 1st and goes until November 30th.

 According to the National Ocean Service, hurricanes are a type of storm called a tropical cyclone, which forms over tropical or subtropical water.

Hurricanes can be very dangerous and destructive due to the surges, winds and flooding that they produce during the storm.

 Hurricane Hazel made land fall in the Town of Long Beach on October 15th, 1954 causing major damage and devastation.

 

Hurricane Hazel Plaque