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Tornado

Tornado damage around Columbus County

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video Though the severe weather wasn't quite as bad today as it was a few weeks ago, there were a few places in Columbus County that did see some damage. Full story...
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Several tornadoes reported; damage reported in Columbus, Pender

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What damage did you see? If you have photos or video of the storms or the damage, send them along to newsroom@wwaytv3.com. Full story...
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Storm threat has Ammon residents on edge

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videoThere were tornado warnings and severe thunderstorms throughout Bladen County again today. In Ammon, where storms a couple weeks ago killed three people, the day was particularly tense. Full story...
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Tornado sent Sanford woman flying in a bath tub

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Cindy Busick's home and belongings were destroyed by the tornado. The EF4 tornado lifted her house and splintered it across a rural neighborhood in Sanford, NC. Cindy was amazed to still be alive. “I flew a football field length in a bath tub,” said Cindy, who had clutched to her little dog in the tub as the tornado tore through her home. “People have found documents with our names on it 70 miles away." Full story...
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Lowe's to rebuild

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Fund to support NC military tornado victims established

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After the rash of tornadoes that struck the eastern half of North Carolina on Saturday, Operation Homefront of North Carolina has established an emergency disaster relief fund specifically for military families affected by the storms. Full story...
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Tornado outbreak is NC's most active on record

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The National Weather Service says at least 25 tornadoes touched down across North Carolina this past weekend, making it the state's most active outbreak on record. Full story...
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Disaster clean-up in Bladen County, several without homes

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video With so much destruction in Bladen County from Saturday's severe storms and tornadoes, there's a lot to clean up. Full story...
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Gov. Perdue orders US and NC flags to be lowered to honor tornado victims and responders

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Gov. Bev Perdue has ordered that all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff in tribute to victims of the deadly tornadoes that swept through the state on Saturday and the countless responders who have saved lives and prevented additional injury. Full story...
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NC extends tax deadlines for victims of tornadoes

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North Carolina's tax collectors are providing a break for victims of severe weekend weather who had yet to file their 2010 returns. Full story...
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NC price gouging law in effect for areas affected by storms

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North Carolina's consumer protection experts can investigate allegations of price gouging in at least 18 counties and cities that were affected by Saturday’s storms, Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune recovering from weekend storms

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Camp Lejeune is recovering from a weekend storm that seriously hurt one toddler and is keeping some children out of classes. Full story...
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Raleigh mobile home park still closed to residents

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Authorities are still preventing residents from accessing a mobile home park in Raleigh where three children were killed by a falling tree. Full story...
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Three dead after tornado hits Ammon

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video More than 20 people are confirmed dead throughout the state after severe storms hit Saturday. The small community of Ammon in Bladen County lost three people to a tornado producing winds more than 100 mph. Full story...
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More than 800 homes damaged or destroyed in NC

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Officials say at least 800 homes in North Carolina were destroyed or damaged by the vicious storm system that killed at least 21 people in the state. Full story...
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