Hurricane Ophelia September , . Event Overview . On September , Hurricane Ophelia raked the southeast North Carolina coast from Cape Fear north to the Outer Banks. Although the eye never came ashore, the eyewall stayed over much of the coast for up to hours.. Hurricane Ophelia is a Category storm as it sets its sights on Ireland It is a fast moving storm that is farther east than any other major hurricane CNN Hurricane Ophelia continued moving east toward Ireland on Sunday as officials there announced school closings, prepared for flooding and planned for power outages.. MIAMI Hurricane Ophelia strengthened to a Category storm, swirling far from land in the eastern Atlantic, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center’s .
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Hurricane Ophelia was the fifteenth named tropical cyclone and the eighth hurricane of the Atlantic hurricane season.It was a long lived storm that was most remembered for its very erratic and extremely slow track off the East Coast of the United States, alternating several times between tropical storm and hurricane intensity Ophelia .
Hurricane Ophelia known as Storm Ophelia in Ireland and the United Kingdom while extratropical was regarded as the worst storm to affect Ireland in years, and was also the easternmost Atlantic major hurricane on record. The tenth and final consecutive hurricane and the sixth major hurricane of the very active Atlantic hurricane season, Ophelia .
CNN Hurricane Ophelia continued moving east toward Ireland on Sunday as officials there announced school closings, prepared for flooding and planned for power outages. Ophelia’s position is the farthest east that a major hurricane has traveled in the Atlantic. The previous record was held by .
Ireland and the U.K. are bracing for Hurricane Ophelia. No major Atlantic hurricane has existed that far east before, meteorologists say..