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Strong Storm Brings Wind, Strong Surf and Beach Erosion Last Week

Strong winds and heavy rain blew across Pleasure Island March 6th and 7th causing beach erosion, falling tree limbs and minor damage.

Strong winds and heavy rain blew across Pleasure Island March 6th and 7th causing beach erosion, falling tree limbs and minor damage. (Top) A lifeguard tower washed under the Kure Beach Pier Friday morning March 7th. (Bottom) The sign at Jack Mackerel's Restaurant in Kure Beach was blown over in the parking lot. In the background, a man welds a sign at the Kwik Mart on Fort Fisher Blvd. Beach erosion was visible with drop offs or ledges in some areas.