Atlantic Coast http://wfae.org en Rising Seas Endanger Outer Banks, Atlantic Coast http://wfae.org/post/rising-seas-endanger-outer-banks-atlantic-coast <p>Large areas of the Outer Banks and elsewhere along the Atlantic Coast are in danger because of rising seas. That’s according to a recent report on climate change by two environmental groups.<br><br>Here’s what a beach vacation to Cape Hatteras or Cape Lookout might be like later this century:<br><br>"The summers could average as hot as those in Galveston, Texas, and it is well over half of the land out there that is vulnerable to being covered by a rising sea," said Stephen Saunders, the report's lead author.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:37:31 +0000 Michael Tomsic 4040 at http://wfae.org Rising Seas Endanger Outer Banks, Atlantic Coast