Eric T Weatherly, Currituck County Engineer, supplied the following data concerning the rainfall amounts recorded at the Souther Outer Banks Water Station during September and October for Corolla.
Recorded 36.71″ in 5.5 weeks
Hurricane Hermine: total = 8.83″
9/2/16 = 4.50″
9/3/16 = 4.33″
TS Julia: total = 13.17″
9/19/16 = 0.32″
9/20/16 = 7.94″
9/21/16 = 4.91″
Hurricane Matthew: total = 14.71″
10/08/16 = 0.01″
10/9/16 = 10.40″
10/10/16 = 4.30″
The historical average annual rainfall for Corolla as reported by Intelllicast (weather expert reporting service) is approximately 46″. Just think that in 5.5 weeks we received 80% of the annual rainfall amount.
What would the Whalebhead Beach area looked like if the Drainage System had not been in place.
The annual fall meeting for 2016 has been resceluded for the Saturday after Thganksgiving, November 26 at 9 AM due to the potential impact of Hurricane Matthew.
The 2016 Fall WPOA meeting will be on October 8, 2016 at the Whalehead Fire Station. Light breakfast will be available starting at 8:30 AM. The meeting will start at 9:00 AM and will be over before noon. Your presence s requested.