Two people killed after tornado outbreak hits south

Two people killed after tornado outbreak hits south

The deadly tornado struck Montgomery County just after 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Montgomery County officials said first responders saved the lives of many others. There have been 30 reported tornadoes across Louisiana Mississippi, and Alabama, according to the National Weather Service. An EF-1 with winds up to 115 mph was confirmed in Montgomery County that created havoc in the Flatwood community, according to the National Weather Service. Five other tornadoes have been confirmed elsewhere in…

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Today marks the end to an uneventful Atlantic hurricane season for Texas

Today marks the end to an uneventful Atlantic hurricane season for Texas

NASA/J. Stevens/J. Allen Satellite imagery of the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 8, 2017 as three hurricanes (Katia, Irma, and Jose) are on the move. Wednesday marks to the end to an uneventful 2022 Atlantic hurricane season for Texas. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) initially predicted an “above normal” hurricane season this year with 14-21 named storms forming in the Atlantic region. However, the seas were relatively quiet through August — a period of…

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Boat owners, insurance companies settle claims for Hurricane Isaias Southport Marina damage

Boat owners, insurance companies settle claims for Hurricane Isaias Southport Marina damage

14 seconds ago Boaters will not have to pay out of pocket for damage at the Southport Marina from Hurricane Isaias (Photo: Tela Diliberto/Tadphotos) SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — New details are being revealed about the resolution of claims between the previous owners of the Southport Marina and scores of boaters after Hurricane Isaias brought significant damage to both. Southport Marina Incorporated sent boat owners two letters in 2020 requesting compensation for hosting the boats during…

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Last day of 2022 Hurricane Season; relatively calm year in Cape Fear

8 seconds ago The 2022 Hurricane Season has come to an end (Photo: WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Wednesday marks the final day of the 2022 Hurricane Season. Official Hurricane Season runs from June 1st through November 30th each year. In 2022, the Atlantic Basin saw 14 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes. The Cape Fear saw impacts from Tropical Storm Colin in July and Hurricane Ian in September. The Hurricane Season will…

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Tornadoes wrecking homes around South fueled by record highs

Tornadoes wrecking homes around South fueled by record highs

WETUMPKA, ALA. — Tornadoes damaged numerous homes, destroyed a fire station, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi, while two people died as a tree crunched their mobile home in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday. The National Weather Service had warned that strong twisters capable of carving up communities over long distances were possible as the storm front moved eastward from Texas. They were fueled by…

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2022 Atlantic hurricane season ends: A review of the deadliest storms

2022 Atlantic hurricane season ends: A review of the deadliest storms

Overall, there were 14 named storms, eight hurricanes and two major hurricanes, making it a near-normal hurricane season. As the hurricane season comes to an end, Hurricane Ian will go down as the deadliest tropical cyclone this season. The storm killed over 100 people, and Ian tied the record for the fifth strongest storm to make landfall in the U.S. It gained strengthen as a Category 4 hurricane with winds at 15 mph in September….

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Tornado threat continues as southern towns assess damage

Tornado threat continues as southern towns assess damage

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tornadoes damaged numerous homes, destroyed a fire station, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi and Alabama, and meteorologists said the threat of dangerous storms remained Wednesday near the Gulf Coast in Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Georgia. The National Weather Service had warned that strong twisters capable of carving up communities over long distances were possible as the storm front moved…

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Storms could spawn major tornadoes, floods in several states

Storms could spawn major tornadoes, floods in several states

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Forecasters warned of the potential for strong tornadoes that could stay on the ground for long distances in parts of the South on Tuesday, as well as flooding rains and hail the size of tennis balls. More than 25 million people will be at risk as Tuesday’s potent storm system moves across a region stretching from east Texas to Indiana and Georgia. The national Storm Prediction Center said in its latest…

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This day in history: Deadly EF-4 tornado rips through Raleigh, killing 4

This day in history: Deadly EF-4 tornado rips through Raleigh, killing 4

RALEIGH, N.C. — On Nov. 28, 1988, a deadly EF-4 tornado ripped through Raleigh. It has been 34 years since the tornado touched down around 1 a.m. near Umstead State Park and Ebenezer Church Road, flattening a Kmart and destroying Asbury United Methodist Church. No severe thunderstorm or tornado watches or warnings had been issued for Wake County. The tornado remained on the ground for more than 80 miles, leaving destruction in several counties, including…

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Minor coastal flooding expected along beaches, downtown Wilmington

Minor coastal flooding expected along beaches, downtown Wilmington

November 25, 2022 Minor flooding in typical flood hotspots is expected through Sunday morning due to high tides (Photo: WWAY – File) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Minor street flooding has been reported in parts of the Cape Fear the last two days. According to the National Weather Service, similar flooding is expected through Sunday. The flooding has taken place mainly along coastal zones, but downtown Wilmington has also seen flooded roadways along the riverfront. Most…

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Live radar: Flash Flood Warning extended in Harris County until 5:45 p.m.

Live radar: Flash Flood Warning extended in Harris County until 5:45 p.m.

A Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service expired at 3 p.m. HOUSTON — A Flash Flood Warning has been extended for northeastern Harris County until 5:45 p.m. Rainfall rates produced ponding on roadways and high water spots prompting the National Weather Service to post the warning. A Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service expired at 3 p.m. It had been in effect for parts of Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend and Brazoria…

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Live radar: Flash Flood Warning issued in Harris County until 4:45 p.m.

Live radar: Flash Flood Warning issued in Harris County until 4:45 p.m.

A Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service expired at 3 p.m. HOUSTON — A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for northeastern Harris County until 4:45 p.m. A Tornado Warning issued by the National Weather Service expired at 3 p.m. It had been in effect for parts of Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend and Brazoria counties. Widespread rain and thunder due to a trailing cold front could last all day and into the night….

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Tornado Warning for parts of Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria and Galveston counties

Tornado Warning for parts of Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria and Galveston counties

The National Weather Service issued the Tornado Warning until 3 p.m. HOUSTON — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for south central Harris County, eastern Fort Bend County, northeastern Brazoria County and western Galveston County until 3 p.m.  In Houston, widespread rain and thunder due to a trailing cold front brought a weather pattern that could last all day. The wet weather pattern could linger until Saturday, according to KHOU 11 News…

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TIMELINE: Flood advisory issued for SE Harris County

TIMELINE: Flood advisory issued for SE Harris County

Widespread rain and thunder are likely due to a trailing cold front. Strong to severe storms could push through this afternoon. HOUSTON — It’s Thanksgiving and the main thing on most people’s minds — besides the turkey — is the weather. A flood advisory was issued for southeast Harris County until 2:15 p.m. In Houston, widespread rain and thunder are likely due to a trailing cold front and the weather pattern could last all day.  The…

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Tabor City Officer arrested for allegedly pulling down pants, spitting at Deputies at Florence Motor Speedway

Tabor City Officer arrested for allegedly pulling down pants, spitting at Deputies at Florence Motor Speedway

November 23, 2022 Gary Lee Lewis has been arrested for allegedly harassing people at the Florence Motor Speedway (Photo: Florence County Detention Center) TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) — An off-duty Tabor City Police Officer has been arrested for allegedly harassing several people, pulling down his pants and fighting at a campsite at the Florence Motor Speedway. Gary Lee Lewis was given tickets for disorderly conduct and trespassing and taken to the Florence County Detention Center,…

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President Biden approves disaster assistance for South Carolina areas affected by Hurricane Ian

President Biden approves disaster assistance for South Carolina areas affected by Hurricane Ian

Federal funding will be available to residents and businesses in coastal counties COLUMBIA, S.C. — President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for South Carolina, opening up federal funds for those counties affected by Hurricane Ian from Sept. 25 to Oct. 4, 2022. On September 30, Ian made landfall near Georgetown as a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 85 miles per hour, dumping heavy rains and causing flooding along the South…

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Greens Bayou watershed continues to suffer from frequent flooding five years after Hurricane Harvey

Juan Antonio Sorto East Houston at the peak of flooding during Hurricane Harvey Do you live in the Greens or Halls Bayou watersheds? What has your experience with flooding been? Tweet your answers to @Aschneider_HPM The Greens Bayou watershed in north and east Harris County covers 212 square miles and is dense with households. It floods regularly, but it has long been shortchanged on flood control spending. Juan Antonio Sorto, a longtime East Houston resident,…

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Houston forecast: Tornado Warnings in Galveston, Brazoria Co. allowed to expire

Houston forecast: Tornado Warnings in Galveston, Brazoria Co.  allowed to expire

Tornadoes and high wind is possible in some parts, especially along the coast. Author: KHOU 11 Staff, David Paul, Tim Pandajis, Pat Cavlin Published: 4:00 PM CST November 10, 2022 Updated: 5:26 PM CST November 14, 2022 HOUSTON — It’s a stormy day across the Houston area. There are no current watches or warnings. Earlier, there was a Tornado Warning in effect for parts of Galveston and Brazoria counties until 5 p.m. There was also…

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Houston forecast: Tornado Warnings in Galveston, Brazoria Co. expire

Houston forecast: Tornado Warnings in Galveston, Brazoria Co. expire

Tornadoes and high wind is possible in some parts, especially along the coast. Author: KHOU 11 Staff, David Paul, Tim Pandajis, Pat Cavlin Published: 4:00 PM CST November 10, 2022 Updated: 5:15 PM CST November 14, 2022 HOUSTON — It’s a stormy day across the Houston area. There are no current watches or warnings. Earlier, there was a Tornado Warning in effect for parts of Galveston and Brazoria counties until 5 p.m. There was also…

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Houston forecast: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Galveston, Brazoria counties

Houston forecast: Tornado Warning issued for parts of Galveston, Brazoria counties

Tornadoes and high wind is possible in some parts, especially along the coast. Author: KHOU 11 Staff, David Paul, Tim Pandajis, Pat Cavlin Published: 4:00 PM CST November 10, 2022 Updated: 4:51 PM CST November 14, 2022 HOUSTON — It’s a stormy day across the Houston area. Currently, there’s a Tornado Warning for southwestern Galveston County and east-central Brazoria County until 5 p.m.  Ther’es also a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for southern Galveston County and southeastern…

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Moon rocket launch looms as NASA evaluates hurricane damage

Moon rocket launch looms as NASA evaluates hurricane damage

(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Photographers place remote cameras near the Artemis 1 rocket as she stands on Launch Pad 39-B at the Kennedy Space Center, Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch is scheduled for Monday morning Aug. 29. NASA started the countdown Monday for this week’s planned liftoff of its new moon rocket, although hurricane damage could cause yet another delay for the test flight. Hurricane Nicole’s high winds caused a 10-foot…

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Hurricane Ian leaves most of Fort Myers, Florida without water and power

Hurricane Ian leaves most of Fort Myers, Florida without water and power

The number of fatalities in Florida from Hurricane Ian is continuing to rise as officials begin to assess the destruction left in its wake. Search and rescue teams are working to evacuate Sanibel and Captiva islands after the causeway leading to the area collapsed. Meanwhile, the majority of Fort Myers, Florida, remained without water and power Friday. CBS News national correspondent Manuel Bojorquez reports.

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Texas couple gets engaged after finding missing ring during tornado cleanup

Texas couple gets engaged after finding missing ring during tornado cleanup

The tornado that struck Hopwell in Lamar County leveled the home of Dakota Hudson and Lauren Patterson, leaving Hudson with the belief he would never see the ring again, KXII reports. The Paris Junior College softball team arrived to help the couple clean up. The group learned about the missing ring and began to dig through the rubble in a search and the unthinkable happened: it was found.  “When you tell 20 girls someone is…

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NASA: Moon rocket endured hurricane, set for 1st test flight

NASA: Moon rocket endured hurricane, set for 1st test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. — NASA’s moon rocket needs only minor repairs after enduring a hurricane at the pad and is on track for its first test flight next week, a top official said Friday. “Right now, there’s nothing preventing us” from attempting a launch on Wednesday, said NASA’s Jim Free, an associate administrator. The wind never exceeded the rocket’s design limits as Hurricane Nicole swept through Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, according to Free. But…

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Tornado watch canceled for Charlotte area: Nicole updates

Tornado watch canceled for Charlotte area: Nicole updates

Nicole brought heavy rain to the Carolinas, with flooding reported in the North Carolina mountains. A tornado watch for the Charlotte area was canceled Friday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A tornado watch for Mecklenburg County and areas east of Charlotte was canceled around 2 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service announced.  The watch was issued early Friday morning as the remnants of Nicole moved over the Carolinas with heavy rain and gusty winds. Multiple tornado warnings…

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Tornado watch canceled for Charlotte area as Nicole moves over Carolinas

Tornado watch canceled for Charlotte area as Nicole moves over Carolinas

Nicole brought heavy rain to the Carolinas, with flooding reported in the North Carolina mountains. A tornado watch for the Charlotte area was canceled Friday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A tornado watch for Mecklenburg County and areas east of Charlotte was canceled around 2 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service announced.  The watch was issued early Friday morning as the remnants of Nicole moved over the Carolinas with heavy rain and gusty winds. Multiple tornado warnings…

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Nicole latest: Tornado warnings north of Triangle impact Youngsville, Franklinton and Louisburg

Nicole latest: Tornado warnings north of Triangle impact Youngsville, Franklinton and Louisburg

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. Our biggest threat will be isolated tornadoes. Timing and path of Tropical Depression Nicole Nicole will move across the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression on Friday. After a slew of storms and tornado warnings between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Friday, we’ll get a midday break from the downpours, instead alternating between periods of hit-and-miss rain and sunshine….

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Tropical Storm Nicole remnants rain from Georgia to New York

Tropical Storm Nicole remnants rain from Georgia to New York

WILBUR-BY-THE-SEA, FLA. — The remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole sent heavy rains falling from Georgia to New York on Friday as flooding and surging ocean waters receded from a stretch of Florida coastline where the most damaging impacts became evident after it made landfall as a hurricane. Now a depression, Nicole could dump as much as 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain over the Blue Ridge Mountains and there was a chance of flash and…

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Nicole latest: Storm reported near Garner, tornado warning canceled in Durham

Nicole latest: Storm reported near Garner, tornado warning canceled in Durham

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. Our biggest threat will be isolated tornadoes. Timing and path of Tropical Depression Nicole Nicole will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday, bringing rain to our area. Nicole’s center of circulation on Friday was in Georgia, and the storm was moving north with winds at 35 mph. A tornado watch is in effect until 3…

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Latest: Tornado warnings in Durham, Orange counties; Nicole drops rain across NC

Latest: Tornado warnings in Durham, Orange counties; Nicole drops rain across NC

Timing and path of Nicole Nicole will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday, bringing rain to our area. Nicole’s center of circulation on Friday was in Georgia, and the storm was moving north with winds at 35 mph. A tornado watch is in effect until 3 p.m. for the entire area. Tornadoes in tropical depressions are typically weak and short-lived. Conditions are expected to be worst for the first half…

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Tornadoes biggest threat today as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tornadoes biggest threat today as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Nicole’s track has shifted west, and it will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday. On Friday morning, Nicole’s center of circulation was near Macon, Georgia, and moving north with winds at 35 mph. A tornado watch is in effect until 3 p.m. for 31 N.C. counties and our entire area. Tornadoes in tropical depressions are typically weak and short-lived. Conditions are expected to be worst Friday morning, Gardner said. Less…

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Tornado warning issued in Burlington and Alamance County as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tornado warning issued in Burlington and Alamance County as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Nicole’s track has shifted west, and it will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday. On Friday morning, Nicole’s center of circulation was near Macon, Georgia, and moving north with winds at 35 mph. A tornado watch is in effect until 3 p.m. for 31 N.C. counties and our entire area. Tornadoes in tropical depressions are typically weak and short-lived. Conditions are expected to be worst Friday morning, Gardner said. Less…

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Tornado safety tips: How to stay safe during a tornado warning

Tornado safety tips: How to stay safe during a tornado warning

Tornado safety tips Seek shelter in a substantial building. In a home or building, move to a pre-designated shelter, such as a basement, bathroom or closet. If an underground shelter is not available, move to an interior room or hallway on the lowest floor, and get under a sturdy piece of furniture. In a large building such as a shopping center, go to the designated shelter area, or to a small reinforced area within the…

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Tornado warning expires in Chatham County as Nicole dumps rain on NC, tornadoes biggest threat today

Tornado warning expires in Chatham County as Nicole dumps rain on NC, tornadoes biggest threat today

Nicole’s track has shifted west, and it will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday. On Friday morning, Nicole’s center of circulation was near Macon, Georgia, and moving north with winds at 35 mph. A tornado watch is in effect until 3 p.m. for 31 N.C. counties and our entire area. Tornadoes in tropical depressions are typically weak and short-lived. Conditions are expected to be worst Friday morning, Gardner said. Less…

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