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Tornadoes

2 homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm

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Three people, including a woman who is eight months pregnant, are still in the hospital following the touch down of an apparent tornado in rural Beaufort County. Full story...
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Weather service confirms tornado in 2 NC towns

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The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado hit two Wake County towns. The storm caused some roof and window damage, but no injuries were reported. Full story...
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NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC

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The National Weather Service officially confirmed the touchdown of three tornadoes in southeastern North Carolina on Monday. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Tornado Watches/warnings issued Tuesday

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A powerful storm system produced severe weather across the state. Full story...
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UNCW issues tornado warning despite no reported touchdowns

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video The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least one funnel cloud was spotted near UNCW and Wrightsville Beach. The funnel clouds, though an alarming sight, did not produce any tornadoes. In response, UNCW sent out a tornado warning alert that has students and the National Weather Service wondering if it was warranted. Full story...
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Perdue seeking loans for NC tornado victims

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Gov. Bev Perdue is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide low-interest loans to residents of Burke and Rutherford counties who suffered losses from this week's tornadoes. Full story...
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6 dead as storms, possible tornadoes hit Southeast

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At least six people have been killed by a storm system that spawned several possible tornadoes as it moved across the Southeast. Full story...

National Weather Service finds no evidence of tornado touchdown Sunday in Pender Co.

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National Weather Service assessment teams find no evidence of an actual touchdown at the surface. Full story...

Lowe's destroyed by tornado to reopen in September

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The Lowe's Home Improvement store in Sanford that was destroyed by a tornado earlier this year is on an even faster track to reopen than officials thought. Full story...
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NC storm victims say FEMA assistance spotty

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved just 23 percent of the requests for assistance it has received in the three months since tornadoes tore across North Carolina killing 24 people. Full story...
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Two months after tornadoes, Bladen clean-up continues

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videoTwo months ago strong storms left behind a trail of debris in Bladen County. Four people died across the county in the storms. The tornadoes left plenty of damage as well as businesses and families left picking up the pieces of their lives. Today we went back to see how the clean-up is going. Full story...
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Bertie County to hold ceremony for tornado victims

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The North Carolina county where more people were killed by tornadoes than anywhere else in the state will honor victims and survivors with a special ceremony. Full story...
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At least 89 dead in Missouri twister

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Authorities say at least 89 people died in the massive tornado that struck the southwest Missouri city of Joplin. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Local woman, daughter help Alabama storm victims

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video A local woman with ties to Alabama is giving back in the aftermath of devastating tornadoes there last month. Dolly Symonds is proof that it only takes one to make a big difference. Full story...
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FEMA already has OK'd $6.5M following NC tornadoes

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About $6.5 million in government assistance already has been approved for displaced or distressed residents and businesses after last month's deadly tornadoes, emergency officials told state lawmakers Monday but said they're trying to overcome obstacles to let people know about the help. Full story...
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