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.
RALEIGH — Insurance camps will be held this week in two flood-battered communities in eastern North Carolina to help storm victims recover from Hurricane Florence. State Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey said representatives from approximately 20 […]
NEW BERN — The Marines, the Coast Guard, civilian crews and volunteers used helicopters, boats and heavy-duty vehicles Saturday to rescue scores of people trapped by Florence’s shoreline onslaught, even as North Carolina braced for […]
WILMINGTON — As a former resident of Wilmington with strong ties to the area, Brad Brownell knew he had to do something to help the community rebuild after watching Hurricane Florence devastate the North Carolina […]