Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Kansas as massive winter storm moves east

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Kansas as massive winter storm moves east

At least nine tornadoes were reported in Kansas and Oklahoma on Sunday night as a massive winter storm moves east across the U.S. One tornado destroyed a home, toppled trees and knocked over power lines in Liberal, Kansas, near the state line with Oklahoma, according to local authorities. At least 12 people were injured due to the severe weather in Oklahoma’s third-largest city, Norman, located about 20 miles south of the state’s capital. None of…

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Charlotte's full coverage of hotel fees for seniors displaced after flooding ending Tuesday

Charlotte's full coverage of hotel fees for seniors displaced after flooding ending Tuesday

For the last two months about 60 of them have been staying at local hotels. The city has been covering the hotel costs, but that will end on Tuesday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Christmas weekend, dozens of Charlotte seniors were displaced from their homes following a devastating flood at the Magnolia Senior Apartments on Beatties Ford Road in North Charlotte. For the last two months about 60 of them have been staying at local hotels….

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Charlotte's coverage of hotel fees for seniors displaced after flooding ending Tuesday

Charlotte's coverage of hotel fees for seniors displaced after flooding ending Tuesday

For the last two months about 60 of them have been staying at local hotels. The city has been covering the hotel costs, but that will end on Tuesday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Christmas weekend, dozens of Charlotte seniors were displaced from their homes following a devastating flood at the Magnolia Senior Apartments on Beatties Ford Road in North Charlotte. For the last two months about 60 of them have been staying at local hotels….

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Carolina Hurricanes to wear HBCU team decals at game Friday night

Carolina Hurricanes to wear HBCU team decals at game Friday night

Friday, February 24, 2023 10:39PM RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — In acknowledgment of Black History Month, the Carolina Hurricanes will wear helmet decals of Historically Black Colleges and Universities from across the state on Friday night. The Hurricanes take on the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m. at PNC Arena. There will be helmet decals representing (in alphabetical order) Bennett College, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University,…

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City of Pasadena approves funding for Animal Shelter renovations after tornado

City of Pasadena approves funding for Animal Shelter renovations after tornado

Patricia Ortiz / Houston Public Media The Pasadena Animal Shelter will get a new roof after it went through a tornado in January. The City of Pasadena has approved $3.2 million for roof repairs after the twister that tore through Pasadena and Deer Park on Jan. 24. The animal shelter has been working at a fraction of its normal capacity since January. City officials estimate about a third of the shelter’s roof was nearly ripped…

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'Struggling to get stability' | Pasadena family still recovering weeks after tornado destroyed home

'Struggling to get stability' | Pasadena family still recovering weeks after tornado destroyed home

A family of eight shared a single hotel room for several weeks after their home was destroyed by tornadoes last month. PASADENA, Texas — It’s been exactly four weeks since four tornadoes struck parts of Pasadena, Deer Park and other parts of southeast Houston. Eight members of one family went from a house to a single hotel room. They’re still trying to figure out what comes next. “The sound of everything, the glass shattering, it…

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'Wish I could just rewind time' | Families still recovering four weeks after Houston-area tornadoes

'Wish I could just rewind time' | Families still recovering four weeks after Houston-area tornadoes

A family of eight shared a single hotel room for several weeks after their home was destroyed by tornadoes last month. PASADENA, Texas — It’s been exactly four weeks since four tornadoes struck parts of Pasadena, Deer Park and other parts of southeast Houston. Eight members of one family went from a house to a single hotel room. They’re still trying to figure out what comes next. “The sound of everything, the glass shattering, it…

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Total of $12M in storm damage reported in Williamson County; burn boxes suggested to deal with fallen limbs

Total of $12M in storm damage reported in Williamson County; burn boxes suggested to deal with fallen limbs

Officials discussed getting approval from TxDOT for a burn box to help with cleanup efforts. WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — Recovery efforts are still underway across Central Texas after the early February ice storm led to tree branches snapping and leaving hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. On Tuesday, Michael Shoe with Williamson County’s Emergency Management Department gave a damage update on storm recovery. Shoe told officials during a meeting that the county’s damage…

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100 days until 2023 Hurricane Season

100 days until 2023 Hurricane Season

6 minutes ago Damage left behind by Hurricane Isaias in 2020 (Photo: WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Following a relatively calm 2022 Hurricane Season for the Cape Fear, we’ve reached 100 days until the 2023 season begins. The new season starts on June 1st and runs until November 30th. The 2023 storm name list includes: ArleneBretCindyDonEmilyFranklinGertHaroldIdaliaJoseKatiaLeeMargotNigelOpheliaPhilippeRinaSeanTammyVinceWhitney In 2022, the Cape Fear was impacted by Tropical Storm Carl in July and Hurricane Ian in September.

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New Mexico law signed to help wildfire, flooding recovery

New Mexico law signed to help wildfire, flooding recovery

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday signed to use zero-interest loans to help local governments in the arid, Southwest state repair or replace public infrastructure damaged by wildfires or subsequent flooding. The law follows last year’s historic Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon blaze that exploded into the largest wildfire in New Mexico’s recorded history. Begun in early April as a prescribed burn by the U.S. government, it grew into a…

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Annual Carolina Hurricanes alumni game taking place at Carter-Finley Stadium

Annual Carolina Hurricanes alumni game taking place at Carter-Finley Stadium

Monday, February 20, 2023 12:46PM RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — There’s more action happening on the ice at Carter-Finley Stadium following the Canes win in the Stadium Series game. The event brought in more than 12 million dollars in ticket sales alone. The 10th annual alumni game is going to be played at 4 p.m. and is free to the public. It’s a chance for folks to take in a game inside this special arena if…

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Carolina Hurricanes jump out to 4-0 lead in team's first ever NHL Stadium Series game

Carolina Hurricanes jump out to 4-0 lead in team's first ever NHL Stadium Series game

Sunday, February 19, 2023 3:16AM RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The Carolina Hurricanes look to be on their way to winning the big game against the Washington Capitals inside Carter-Finley Stadium. The Canes scored one goal in the first period, and then added three in the second period to take on a commanding 4-0 lead. The goal scorers for the Canes include Martin Necas, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Teuvo Teravainen and Paul Stastny. The Carolina Hurricanes currently sit…

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Arrival of Carolina Hurricanes 25 years ago marked spike in youth hockey interest

Arrival of Carolina Hurricanes 25 years ago marked spike in youth hockey interest

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The arrival of the Carolina Hurricanes in 1997 created a boom of interest in hockey all across the state. In February of 2007, that heightened interest manifested itself in the form of the Carolina Junior Hurricanes hockey program, which is now the premiere youth hockey program in all of North Carolina. “The junior Canes program is awesome! It’s been a huge part of my life; ever since I was young, I’ve…

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