Coastal flooding, overwash possible along Outer Banks Nov. 8-9

Multiple days of strong northeast-to-east winds combined with large waves may produce coastal flooding and ocean overwash/erosion next Tuesday, November 8, through Wednesday, November 9, according to a recent update released by the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office.

Minor to moderate coastal flooding is possible from Ocracoke to the northern Outer Banks, as well as significant beach erosion. Portions of Highway 12 may be impacted over multiple days through high tide cycles.

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