2 homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm
1 year ago
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2 homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm

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.
Weather service confirms tornado in 2 NC towns
1 year ago
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Weather service confirms tornado in 2 NC towns

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.
NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC
3 years ago
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NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC

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

A powerful storm system produced severe weather across the state.
UNCW issues tornado warning despite no reported touchdowns
3 years ago
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UNCW issues tornado warning despite no reported touchdowns

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.
Perdue seeking loans for NC tornado victims
4 years ago
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Perdue seeking loans for NC tornado victims

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.
6 dead as storms, possible tornadoes hit Southeast
4 years ago
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6 dead as storms, possible tornadoes hit Southeast

At least six people have been killed by a storm system that spawned several possible tornadoes as it moved across the Southeast.
National Weather Service finds no evidence of tornado touchdown Sunday in Pender Co.
4 years ago
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National Weather Service finds no evidence of tornado touchdown Sunday in Pender Co.

National Weather Service assessment teams find no evidence of an actual touchdown at the surface.
Lowe’s destroyed by tornado to reopen in September
4 years ago
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Lowe’s destroyed by tornado to reopen in September

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.
NC storm victims say FEMA assistance spotty
4 years ago
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NC storm victims say FEMA assistance spotty

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.