Wicked Weather Photos on the Outer Banks

After a few weeks of spring showers, tornado watches and some amazing cloud formations, it seems fitting to publish a gallery of some incredible photos taken from some of the best photographers on the Outer Banks. These images below capture the pure beauty that this little sandbar has to offer. It can go from the most perfect beach day to some of the harshest environments. That’s what makes this place all the more amazing when you are here to witness nature’s beauty in person. For more amazing photos, check out this link HERE.

Lightning strike near the Wright Brother’s Memorial, Kill Devil Hills. Photo: Mickey McCarthy

Lighting over the ocean near Avalon Pier. Photo: Corey Schaible

Hurricane Joaquin in Kitty Hawk. Photo: Bob Hovey

Beautiful cloud formations over the sea. Photo: Mark Buckler Photography

Hurricane Sandy, Kitty Hawk on the bypass. Photo: Jon Carter Photography

February 2016 snow storm blanketing the beach in Kitty Hawk. Photo: Jon Carter Photography

Kitty Hawk beach road during a 2015 Nor’Easter. Photo: Jon Carter Photography

Front row seats for the best show on earth. Photo: Lauren Karczewski

Aerial view of the Sound frozen over. Photo: Matt Lusk Photography

Frozen docks on the sound. Photo: Matt Lusk Photography

Icicles hanging from a tree on the sound. Photo: Pia Bell Ford

Storm surf at Avalon Pier. Photo: Rick Anderson

High tide storm over wash for one unlucky oceanfront home. Photo: Rick Anderson

Incoming tide with a few spectators getting caught off-guard. Photo: Rick Anderson

A common sight: Outer Banks storm aftermath. Photo: Rick Anderson

Lightning storm over Avalon Pier. Photo: Rick Anderson

Bird’s eye view of Oregon Inlet when the NE winds are howling. Photo: Ryan Diegelmann

Shelf cloud over Jennette’s Pier (May 28, 2017). Photo: Ryan Rhodes

Storm aftermath. Beach Road in Kitty Hawk looking north to the Hilton. Photo: Susan Ogden

Beautiful panoramic of a storm crossing the shoreline. Photo: Tracie Driggers Williams