June 25, 2009

Victor, a Category 4 Hurricane, Strikes Pleasure Island NC

Ouch, that has an ugly sound to it. But this past Tuesday, more than 50 disaster officials and other emergency personnel met at the New Hanover County Department of Emergency Management to discuss the potential impacts of a major hurricane on our area. In this case, the fictitious scenario was based on a category 4 hurricane named Victor.

Their conclusions about the potential severity of flooding in the greater Wilmington area (and particularly our area) is quite the eye opener. Without any doubt, if there is a storm of that magnitude heading our way, I'll be having my hurricane party far, far inland.

Check the article out at Wrightsville Beach's
Lumina News
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