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.
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.
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.
Travelers deal with rain and snow on the way to the Cape Fear
2 years ago
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Travelers deal with rain and snow on the way to the Cape Fear

The storm that swept across the country this week caused quite a mess for people who flew or drove to get to family. While weather wasn't too bad Wednesday in the Cape Fear, it wasn't easy for some people to get here to celebrate Thanksgiving.
With ground already saturated, Chantal could be significant flooding threat
2 years ago
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With ground already saturated, Chantal could be significant flooding threat

After flooding rains in the Carolinas the last several weeks, we're finally getting a break. But now Tropical Storm Chantal looms in the Atlantic. So can our area handle any more rain?
Heavy rain triggers flooding
2 years ago
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Heavy rain triggers flooding

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are continuing to cause problems in some North Carolina communities.
Constant rain leaves hole in Pender Co. neighborhood
2 years ago
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Constant rain leaves hole in Pender Co. neighborhood

After one of the wettest Junes on record, Mother Nature has made the trip home a little more difficult for residents of the Sycamore Farms subdivision near Burgaw.
Recent rain means more mosquitoes, less chance to spray
2 years ago
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Recent rain means more mosquitoes, less chance to spray

New Hanover County Senior Environmental Health Program Specialist David Jenkins says the more rain we get, the more flooding we get, which causes more eggs to hatch. That, of course, means more mosquitoes taking that want to take a bite out of you.
Rain putting damper on beach vacations
2 years ago
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Rain putting damper on beach vacations

The rain continues to pour, and tourists are not happy about it getting in the way of their 4th of July vacations.
All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years
2 years ago
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All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years

For the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources.