Hurricane Ophelia off Carolinas remained poised off of the coast of North Carolina, just offshore of the Outer Banks. So far, it hasn’t made landfall and the damage that was feared. However, the slow-moving storm could continue to pound the coast,with high winds and heavy rains for the next 24 hours. Some local areas have already received over 38 centimeters (15 inches) of
Also Part of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season Hurricane Ophelia was the fifteenth named tropical cyclone. 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.