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Tornado

Search for survivors begins in OKC suburb after massive tornado hits

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A mix of volunteers and first responders are combing through debris in an Oklahoma City suburb looking for survivors. Full story...
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NWS says microburst, not tornado, struck Kure Beach

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video The storm that rolled through Kure Beach the day after Christmas has been declared a microburst by the National Weather Service. Instead of swirling winds from a tornado, microbursts have straight line winds. Full story...
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One year later, Ammon still copes with killer twisters

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video It's been one year since a devastating and deadly tornado outbreak ripped through the small Bladen County community of Ammon. The tornadoes leveled homes and killed three people. Full story...
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Elizabethtown Baptist Church rebuilt after devastating tornadoes last year

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videoOne year ago tomorrow marks the anniversary of a string of deadly tornadoes that tore through Bladen County. Those storms heavily damaged the Elizabethtown Baptist Church. Since then the church has rebuilt and is now rejoicing. Full story...
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Cherokee County assesses tornado damage

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Cherokee County officials continue to assess the damage from a tornado that destroyed businesses and homes but injured no one. Full story...
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'Miracle babies' to return home as tornado cleanup begins

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A North Carolina family says three children were ripped from their beds by a tornado, throwing one about 100 feet away along a fence lining a highway. All have been released from hospitals and are back with relatives. Full story...
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Experts who handled Giffords shooting, Joplin tornadoes share experience

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videoSome jobs require lessons that can only be learned from first-hand experiences. Here in Wilmington this weekend, doctors, nurses and other emergency workers are learning from counterparts who handled last year's shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords and the killer tornadoes in Joplin, MO. Full story...
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Storms injure 15 in western North Carolina

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The National Weather Service says it was a tornado that damaged dozens of homes and injured at least 15 people in western North Carolina. Full story...
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Lexington businesses to host Thanksgiving dinners

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More than a dozen Lexington business owners are joining together to provide a Thanksgiving lunch to residents of Davidson County who were affected by last week's tornado. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Sanford Lowe's back open after tornado demolished it

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video April 16 is a day that many of us will unlikely forget any time soon. That's the day that a series of tornadoes tore through the Carolinas. Perhaps the lasting image for most people, though, is of a Lowe's Home Improvement store in Lee County, which was reduced to rubble. Today, the store reopened. Full story...
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