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Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian’s damage

As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian.

US 17 near Shallotte impassable due to flooding

SHALLOTTE, NC (WWAY) -- According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation US 17 at mile marker 17 near Shallotte is impassable due to...

Leland to host open house on flood risks

The Town of Leland says staff from its Department of Planning and Inspections will host an open house next week for property owners to learn more about flooding risks and flood insurance.
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New Orleans’ levees face a hard test as storm bears down

Even as Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Mississippi River's levees held up when those in other parts of the city did not.
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Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf, could become hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry formed off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday and threatened to blow ashore as a hurricane with drenching rains that could test the flood-control improvements made in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago.

‘A floodier future’: Scientists say records will be broken

The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future.

Heavy rain causes North Carolina flooding, causes 3 deaths

A chunk of North Carolina's mountains and foothills are facing flash flooding that's being blamed for three deaths.

Catawba, Caldwell counties declare State of Emergency after days of heavy rain

The excessive rainfall has resulted in numerous water rescues, severe flooding, infrastructure damage, hazardous travel conditions and the potential for widespread power outages for residents in the County.

Three dead after car crashes into creek in Lincolnton

The National Weather Service said Sunday that six inches or more of rain has fallen in parts of the region between Boone and Lincolnton since Thursday.

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