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‘Horrible tragedy’ as storm hits rural Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather gusting through the southeastern U.S. (all times local): 4:55 p.m. An emergency official says more people have been killed as violent storms tear across southern Georgia. Sebon Burns, chief deputy emergency management director for Georgia’s Dougherty County, said “fatalities and a lot of injuries” have been reported […]
1 year ago
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Aerial view shows storm impacts in Oak Island after rain clears

We're getting our first aerial look at Oak Island after all the torrential rain this week.
1 year ago
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McCrory visiting area to give storm update, impact on farmers

Gov. Pat McCrory says North Carolina was lucky despite all the rain, flooding and other impacts from the past several days, especially compared to our neighbors in South Carolina.
1 year ago
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Lea-Hutaff Island home collapses during severe storms

The only home standing on one of North Carolina's last undeveloped barrier island collapsed, according to pictures posted to Facebook.
1 year ago
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Several roads flooded, some impassable

As storms roll through the Cape Fear area Friday morning, dispatchers in several area counties say some roads are already flooded.
Lightning to blame for fire that destroyed home
3 years ago
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Lightning to blame for fire that destroyed home

Lightning is believed to be responsible for a house fire off of Hogan Court in New Hanover County. The fire began just after 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, just as a line of strong storms moved through the area.
Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur
3 years ago
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Funnel clouds spotted, home catches fire from lightning in Pender Co. during Hurricane Arthur

Pender County Emergency officials say there were no reports of significant damage when Hurricane Arthur swept through the area, despite a tornado touching down and a lightning strike sparking flames at a home there.
STORMTRACK 3: Powerful storm system brings rain to the area
5 years ago
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STORMTRACK 3: Powerful storm system brings rain to the area

The same storm system that ripped through the country and spawned dozens of tornadoes is fortunately weakening as it passes over our area.
Storms injure 15 in western North Carolina
5 years ago
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Storms injure 15 in western North Carolina

The National Weather Service says it was a tornado that damaged dozens of homes and injured at least 15 people in western North Carolina.
Storms kill at least 200 Wednesday; 131 in Alabama
6 years ago
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Storms kill at least 200 Wednesday; 131 in Alabama

Alabama officials say they have raised the death toll from a deadly tornado outbreak to 131. That brings to 200 the number of people who have died in six states across the South.