Flooding on Water Street
1 month ago
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Severe weather causes flooding and damage in Wilmington

Strong winds and heavy rains are causing damage and flooding across the area. Water street began flooding around 5pm, forcing police to start directing traffic. Standing water also made getting onto the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge from Front Street difficult for drivers.
roads rain flooding
3 months ago
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Attorney General warns against buying flooded cars

Following flooding in Texas and Oklahoma, NC Attorney General Roy Cooper is warning consumers to inspect new or used cars for flood-damage.
Rain, wind and waves pound Ocean Isle Beach as Tropical Storm Ana moves through on Sunday, May 10, 2015.
4 months ago
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Ana soaks Brunswick County

Tropical Storm Ana made landfall around 6 a.m. between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, SC. That means Brunswick County has been squarely in the cross hairs of the storm.
UNC designated as lead school for Homeland Security grant
5 months ago
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UNC designated as lead school for Homeland Security grant

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $3 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to be the lead institution for a center that will address the challenges of coastal hazards. The department's Science and Technology Directorate announced the grant on Thursday. The grant covers the first operating year.
Topsail Beach leaders meet to discuss FEMA appeal
7 months ago
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Topsail Beach leaders meet to discuss FEMA appeal

Topsail Beach town leaders met Wednesday night to talk about a push to appeal FEMA's recent flood rezoning.
Shallotte neighborhood faces backyards, streets flooding
7 months ago
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Shallotte neighborhood faces backyards, streets flooding

Some Shallotte homeowners are facing serious flooding issues. After several rainy days last week and even from storms months before that, water still fills the streets, and several backyards in Rourk Woods. Tom and Judy Milostan say they moved to Shallotte to avoid ocean front properties.
Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks
10 months ago
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Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks

A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday.
Residents say town lines make neighborhood ‘black hole’ for services
12 months ago
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Residents say town lines make neighborhood ‘black hole’ for services

Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood say they live in a "black hole." Woodridge, off of Eastwood Lane in Olde Towne, has had flooding issues for years. Residents say they're having trouble finding help because the neighborhood sits in three different jurisdictions.
Heavy rain washes away access to Ogden business
12 months ago
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Heavy rain washes away access to Ogden business

When heavy rain occurs over a short time period at a certain location, that's the perfect scenario for flooding to become a problem, especially for poor drainage areas.
Currie neighbors say the county needs to help
1 year ago
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Currie neighbors say the county needs to help

Pender County neighborhood still faces flooding problems. Neighbors say they are tired of "excuses" from the county.