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.
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.
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.
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.
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 showers and thunderstorms are continuing to cause problems in some North Carolina communities.
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.
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.
The rain continues to pour, and tourists are not happy about it getting in the way of their 4th of July vacations.
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.