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Jul 6

The smoke you smell might have drifted a long way

While the nearby Pains Bay fire is fully contained two months after it started, smoke and haze on could persist from fires more than 100 miles away. full story »

Jul 6


Jul 6

Wildfire doesn’t deter nature programs at refuge

Despite all the suppression work happening on the Pains Bay Fire, regular summer activities are ongoing at both Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, according to a press release from the U.S. Fish…

Jul 6


Jun 27

Pains Bay fire fully contained; rain brings relief

The Pains Bay Fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is now fully contained and rain Monday appeared to be providing crews with some help. full story »

Jun 27


Jun 25

Smoke from nearby wildfire appears to be easing up

After burning for close to two months, the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is creating much less smoke. full story »

Jun 25


Jun 24

Saturday’s smoke and beach nourishment report

Wind will be light from the west Saturday and become southwest Saturday night, likely sending some smoke from two wildfires over the northern Outer Banks. Rain of up to an inch has cut down on…

Jun 24


Jun 23

Smoke from two new fires could add to misery

Just when some relief seemed to be on the way, smoke from two new wildfires in southeastern North Carolina will be combining with the plume from the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River National…

Jun 23


Jun 22

Thursday’s smoke and beach nourishment report

Southwest winds Thursday will continue to push smoke from the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge over the northern Outer Banks, primarily Nags Head and Roanoke Island. Smoke tends to settle…

Jun 22


Jun 21

Wednesday’s smoke and beach nourishment report

Winds from the south and southwest Wednesday are likely to push some smoke from the Pains Bay Fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge over areas north of Oregon Inlet. Meanwhile, a fire farther…

Jun 21


Jun 21

Smoke should ease as fire nears full containment

Smoke should start to diminish from the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River refuge now that it is almost 100 percent contained, officials said Tuesday. full story »

Jun 21


Jun 21

Tuesday’s smoke and beach nourishment report

East winds will keep smoke from the Pains Bay fire inland as the day begins and will shift from the south, eventually affecting beach areas north of Oregon Inlet. The fire in the Alligator River…

Jun 21


Jun 19

Monday’s smoke and beach nourishment report

Southwest winds are likely to send smoke from the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge over the northern Outer Banks Monday before shifting to the northwest later in the day. Sources:…

Jun 19


Jun 17

Weekend smoke and beach nourishment report

Air quality is expected to be unhealthy over the weekend on the mainland, in Manteo and on the Outer Banks north of Oregon Inlet. Smoke from the Pains Bay fire in the Alligator River National…

Jun 17