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 […]
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.
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.