RALEIGH – Hurricane Florence was the nation’s second rainiest storm in 70 years, a top rainfall meteorologist at NOAA and N.C. State calculated. According to Ken Kunkel, only last year’s Hurricane Harvey rained more over a 14,000 square mile area during four-days. Preliminary analysis found more than 17.5 inches fell in the 14,000 square miles of the eastern Carolinas stretching from Fayetteville, North Carolina, to Florence, South Carolina. The amount is second to Harvey’s 25.6 inches.
WILMINGTON — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted into one-way routes Tuesday as more than 1 million people in three states were ordered to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a hair-raising storm […]
CHARLOTTE — Michael Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington is donating $2 million to assist residents of the Carolinas. The 55-year-old owner of the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets is contributing $1 million each to […]
The NC High School Athletic Association has adjusted its fall sports playoff calendar as a result of game and event cancellations caused by Hurricane Florence and its immediate aftermath. The most significant of the changes […]