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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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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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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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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Tornado warning in effect for Chatham County, Siler City as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tornado warning in effect for Chatham County, Siler City as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move right across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said isolated tornadoes will be our biggest threat. 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….

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'Tornadoes our biggest threat today': Tornado watch in effect as Nicole dumps rain on NC

'Tornadoes our biggest threat today': Tornado watch in effect as Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move right across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said isolated tornadoes will be our biggest threat. 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….

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Tropical Depression Nicole brings isolated tornado threat to Triangle

Tropical Depression Nicole brings isolated tornado threat to Triangle

RALEIGH, N.C. — Nicole is moving northward and will bring the chance for some downpours, gusty winds and the risk of isolated tornadoes to the region this morning and into this evening. Rain totals will range from 1-2 inches. A tornado watch has been issued for the Triangle until 3 p.m. Duke Energy says they are ready to respond to whatever Nicole brings to the Triangle The storm has weakened to a tropical depression as…

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Tornado watch in effect as Tropical Depression Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tornado watch in effect as Tropical Depression Nicole dumps rain on NC

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move right across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. Isolated tornadoes will be our biggest threat. 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…

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Tropical Depression Nicole dropping rain on NC, threat for isolated tornadoes

Tropical Depression Nicole dropping rain on NC, threat for isolated tornadoes

Tropical Depression Nicole on Friday will move right across North Carolina, dropping rain across the state. Nicole’s track has shifted west, and it will move though the N.C. mountains as a tropical depression throughout Friday. Heavy rain, isolated tornadoes in NC Much of the state is under a Level 2 risk for severe weather on Friday, when heavy rain is expected in our area. According to WRAL meteorologist Aimee Wilmoth, it won’t rain all day,…

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Tropical Storm Nicole forces high school football playoff games to be moved up

Tropical Storm Nicole forces high school football playoff games to be moved up

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Power crews are on stand-by to respond to any power outages that may happen during the storm. Nicole also forced some high schools to move up their playoff football games. “We like Friday Night Football, but player safety is most important,” said Jeff Dunbar, athletics director at Wake Forest HS. “Things just lined up to move things up earlier.” The Cougars and Pride of Leesville Road played Thursday night in Wake…

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Dangerous conditions still expected in Triangle from Tropical Storm Nicole

Dangerous conditions still expected in Triangle from Tropical Storm Nicole

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Dangerous conditions are expected from Tropical Storm Nicole through the Triangle, with drenching rain, gusty winds and severe thunderstorms that could bring isolated tornadoes. Persistent windy conditions will be more confined to the North Carolina beaches, where gusts in excess of 40 mph are more likely. It will be increasingly windy across the Triangle on Friday with gusts around 30 mph. Nicole made landfall in Florida as a Category 1 hurricane,…

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Nicole Florida: Category 1 hurricane makes landfall in FL, downgrades to tropical storm

Nicole Florida: Category 1 hurricane makes landfall in FL, downgrades to tropical storm

MIAMI — Shortly after Hurricane Nicole made landfall early Thursday along the east coast of Florida, it downgraded to a tropical storm but it was still battering a large area of the storm-weary state with strong winds, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain, officials said. The rare November hurricane had already led officials to shut down airports and theme parks and order evacuations that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. Authorities warned that Nicole’s…

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Nicole weakens to tropical storm over east-central Florida

Nicole weakens to tropical storm over east-central Florida

MIAMI — Shortly after Hurricane Nicole made landfall early Thursday along the east coast of Florida, it downgraded to a tropical storm but it was still battering a large area of the storm-weary state with strong winds, dangerous storm surge and heavy rain, officials said. The rare November hurricane had already led officials to shut down airports and theme parks and order evacuations that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. Authorities warned that Nicole’s…

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Duke Energy prepping for Hurricane Nicole

Duke Energy prepping for Hurricane Nicole

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Duke Energy is busy preparing for Hurricane Nicole. The power company said it is keeping its Carolina crew in place since we are in the path of the storm. Duke Energy said after that, it will assess whether it needs to send any crews to Florida. The plan should become more clear Thursday. Duke Energy is holding an event in Raleigh on Thursday to talk about the storm response for both…

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Level 2 risk for central NC brings threat of gusty winds, heavy rains, isolated tornadoes

Level 2 risk for central NC brings threat of gusty winds, heavy rains, isolated tornadoes

The latest track for Tropical Storm Nicole sends the storm right across North Carolina this week. Nicole’s track shifted west on Wednesday, and the state will be under a Level 2 risk for severe weather Friday, when heavy rain is expected in our area. Breezy conditions and rain will be likely in the Triangle beginning Thursday night, with the bulk of the rain falling all day Friday. Saturday will be mostly dry. The latest models…

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Tropical Storm Nicole forces evacuations as it makes landfall in Bahamas, heads toward Florida coast

Tropical Storm Nicole forces evacuations as it makes landfall in Bahamas, heads toward Florida coast

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Nicole forced people from their homes in the Bahamas and threatened to grow into a rare November hurricane in Florida on Wednesday, shutting down airports and Disney World as well as prompting evacuation orders that included former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club. Hundreds of people sought shelter in the northwestern Bahamas before the approaching storm, which had already sent seawater washing across roads on Hutchinson Island in Martin County, Florida. The…

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Tropical Storm Nicole bears down on the Bahamas, Florida

Tropical Storm Nicole bears down on the Bahamas, Florida

MIAMI — Crews evacuated dozens of people from vulnerable locations in the northwestern Bahamas as Tropical Storm Nicole approached Wednesday and residents of Florida braced for the storm, which could strengthen to a rare November hurricane. “We are forecasting it to become a hurricane as it nears the northwestern Bahamas, and remain a hurricane as it approaches the east coast of Florida,” Daniel Brown, a senior huricane specialist at the Miami-based National Hurricane Center, said…

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Tropical Storm Nicole could bring flooding, tornadoes to NC

Tropical Storm Nicole could bring flooding, tornadoes to NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall on the east coast of Florida tonight or early Thursday. It is then expected to turn north, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to the Carolinas late Thursday into Friday. There will also be a potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in some areas, depending on the track. The system is currently gaining steam over the Atlantic Ocean…

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Tropical Storm Nicole's track shifts west, Level 2 risk for NC in place Friday

Tropical Storm Nicole's track shifts west, Level 2 risk for NC in place Friday

The latest track for Tropical Storm Nicole sends the storm right across North Carolina later this week. Nicole’s track shifted west on Wednesday, and much of N.C. will be under a Level 2 risk for severe weather Friday, when heavy rain is expected in our area. Nicole was strengthening and approaching Florida’s coastline on Wednesday, and WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said the storm could be hurricane strength before it makes landfall there late Wednesday night….

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California hit by rain, snow, tornado on Election Day

California hit by rain, snow, tornado on Election Day

LOS ANGELES — A powerful storm pounded California with rain and snow Tuesday, leaving one person dead and two others missing after they were swept away by floodwaters in a canal, while a tornado touched down in Sacramento County. The National Weather Service said the tornado touched down at 1:40 p.m. a few miles outside the town of Galt. NBC affiliate KCRA in Sacramento reported that a tin roof on a barn was blown off…

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Windy, washout coming Friday for NC with Tropical Storm Nicole

Windy, washout coming Friday for NC with Tropical Storm Nicole

The latest track for Tropical Storm Nicole sends the storm right across North Carolina later this week. Nicole strengthened to a tropical storm Tuesday and will bring heavy rain to N.C. by Friday. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday the storm was 350 miles northeast of the Bahamas. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said Nicole could be hurricane strength before it makes landfall along the coast of Florida late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The storm will…

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Nicole strengthens to tropical storm en route to Bahamas

Nicole strengthens to tropical storm en route to Bahamas

MIAMI — Nicole strengthened to a tropical storm Tuesday as it churned toward the northwestern Bahamas and Florida’s Atlantic coastline, forecasters said. A range of warnings and watches remain in place. Many areas are still reeling from damage caused by Hurricane Ian, which hit Florida’s southwestern Gulf Coast as a Category 4 storm in late September, before dumping heavy amounts of rain across much of central part of the state. Forecasters said heavy rain could…

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Nicole strengthens to a tropical storm, NC impacts begin Thursday

Nicole strengthens to a tropical storm, NC impacts begin Thursday

The latest track for Tropical Storm Nicole sends the storm right across North Carolina later this week. Nicole strengthened to a tropical storm Tuesday and will bring heavy rain to N.C. by Friday. The storm on Tuesday was 350 miles northeast of the Bahamas. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said Nicole could be hurricane strength before it makes landfall along the coast of Florida late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The storm will move north, and…

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Nicole expected to reach tropical storm status today

Nicole expected to reach tropical storm status today

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 1:33PM RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Subtropical Storm Nicole is beginning to strengthen and is expected to make a transition to a tropical storm later today. It’s forecast to be near or at hurricane strength by Wednesday and Wednesday night. Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 380 miles from the center. The storm is expected to hit Florida before heading north up to North Carolina. It is expected to bring…

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Latest track sends Subtropical Storm Nicole right across NC

Latest track sends Subtropical Storm Nicole right across NC

The latest track for Subtropical Storm Nicole sends the storm right across North Carolina later this week. Nicole formed Monday and will bring heavy rain to N.C. by Friday. The storm on Tuesday was 400 northeast of the Bahamas. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said Nicole could be hurricane strength before it makes landfall along the coast of Florida late Wednesday night or Thursday morning. The storm will move north, and Gardner said N.C. is “solidly…

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Subtropical Storm Nicole could make Florida landfall, bring heavy rain to NC

Subtropical Storm Nicole could make Florida landfall, bring heavy rain to NC

Subtropical Storm Nicole formed Monday and could bring heavy rain to North Carolina by the weekend. At 5 a.m. on Monday, the storm was 550 miles east of the Bahamas. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said Nicole could be very close to hurricane strength when it makes landfall, possibly near Miami, midweek, although it’s too early to pin down exactly where in Florida the storm will land. Landfall is expected along Florida’s southeastern coast Wednesday night…

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Rebuild or retreat? Hurricane Ian aftermath raises questions about coastal development

Rebuild or retreat? Hurricane Ian aftermath raises questions about coastal development

Hurricane Ian is one of the costliest storms to ever hit the U.S. with nearly $70 billion in insured losses from Florida to the Carolinas. As rebuilding continues in the path of destruction, tough questions come up about the vulnerability of coastal development. When a tropical storm or hurricane demolishes homes, businesses and infrastructure, communities often begin the long road of rebuilding, often with taxpayer-funded support. The toll of destruction is only expected to rise…

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Sunny day flooding: NC coastal communities threatened by rising tides

Sunny day flooding: NC coastal communities threatened by rising tides

If you head to the coast on any given day during the peak flooding season this fall, you might find high water levels closing businesses and streets – or even just notice pools of water by roadway drains. This is because rising sea levels are impacting the North Carolina coast. As high tides get higher, the problems they cause – and cost to fix them – is also going up. We usually associate flooding with rain and…

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At least 24 dead in Bangladesh from tropical storm

At least 24 dead in Bangladesh from tropical storm

DHAKA, BANGLADESH — A tropical storm that lashed Bangladesh left at least 24 people dead and about 8 million without power across the delta nation, officials and news reports said Tuesday. The government said about 10,000 homes were damaged and more than 6,000 hectares (15,000 acres) of crops were destroyed. Thousands of fishing projects were also washed away. The United News of Bangladesh news agency said about 20,000 people were marooned because of flooding triggered…

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Carolina Hurricanes reveal Reverse Retro 2022 uniforms

Carolina Hurricanes reveal Reverse Retro 2022 uniforms

By Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer Raleigh, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday revealed their new Adidas Reverse Retro 2022 uniforms. The team is set to wear the special uniforms twice this season at PNC Arena: Nov. 6 against the Toronto Maple Leafs and Dec. 18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The team will sport the jerseys with black helmets, black gloves and black pants. The special uniforms are available for fans to purchase…

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Florida seeing 'abnormal' increase in flesh-eating bacteria cases due to Hurricane Ian

Florida seeing 'abnormal' increase in flesh-eating bacteria cases due to Hurricane Ian

Florida is seeing an increase in confirmed cases of flesh-eating bacteria this year due to the impact of Hurricane Ian, health officials said. The video above is ABC7’s 24/7 livestream. The Florida Health Department has reported 65 confirmed cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacteria, and 11 deaths so far this year as of Friday. That compares to 34 cases and 10 deaths reported in 2021, and 36 cases and seven deaths in 2020, according…

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'Rotting from the inside': Thousands of flooded cars from Hurricane Ian headed to NC to be resold

'Rotting from the inside': Thousands of flooded cars from Hurricane Ian headed to NC to be resold

Cars that were flooded during Hurricane Ian are heading here to the Triangle. These are cars that you could end up buying, which could ultimately costing you more money and put you and your family at risk. “There are mechanical, electrical, health (and) safety issues with these vehicles as the breaks might not work properly, the airbags might not work properly. They are literally rotting from the inside out. We know that sometimes there can…

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Tropical Storm Karl strengthens in Gulf off Mexico's coast

Tropical Storm Karl strengthens in Gulf off Mexico's coast

MEXICO CITY — Tropical Storm Karl grew a little stronger off Mexico’s southern Gulf coast on Wednesday and was expected to approach land by the weekend without gaining hurricane strength. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Karl had maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (70 kph) Wednesday morning. It was centered about 185 miles (300 kilometers) north-northeast of the port city of Veracruz and was moving north-northwest at 6 mph (9 kph). The storm was…

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'Nothing's left': Hurricane Ian leaves emotional toll behind

'Nothing's left': Hurricane Ian leaves emotional toll behind

FORT MYERS, FLA. — With her home gone and all her belongings trashed by Hurricane Ian, Alice Pujols wept as she picked through soggy clothes, toys and overturned furniture piled head-high outside a stranger’s house, looking to salvage something — anything — for her four children and herself. “I’m trying to make it to the next day,” she said. “That’s all I can do. It’s really depressing. It really is.” For those who lost everything…

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Hurricane Julia hits Nicaragua with torrential rainfall

Hurricane Julia hits Nicaragua with torrential rainfall

MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Julia hit Nicaragua’s central Caribbean coast on Sunday and dumped torrential rains across Central America before an expected reemergence over the Pacific. Julia hit as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (140 kph), though its winds had dipped to tropical storm force of 50 mph (85 kph), by late afternoon as it pushed across Nicaragua. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Julia was centered about 45…

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IRS provides tax relief for North Carolinians affected by Hurricane Ian

IRS provides tax relief for North Carolinians affected by Hurricane Ian

1 minute ago RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The IRS is providing tax relief for people impacted by Hurricane Ian in North Carolina. The agency announced Wednesday that anyone in North Carolina who had a valid extension to file their 2021 return by October 17, 2022 will now have until February 15, 2023. If you believe you qualify for this tax relief but still receive a late penalty contact the IRS to try to fix the…

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Gov. Cooper confirms 5th NC death from Hurricane Ian

Gov. Cooper confirms 5th NC death from Hurricane Ian

Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday confirmed a fifth North Carolina death from Hurricane Ian. Cooper made the announcement after 9 a.m. at the Council of State meeting. Previously, four people were confirmed dead after Ian on Friday brought down trees, flooded roads and left hundreds of thousands of customers in the state without power. Cooper did not have details on the location or cause of the fifth death. Three of the N.C. deaths were in…

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Biden visits Puerto Rico to survey Hurricane Fiona damage, as Hurricane Ian aid efforts underway

Biden visits Puerto Rico to survey Hurricane Fiona damage, as Hurricane Ian aid efforts underway

President Biden visited Puerto Rico Monday, about three weeks after Hurricane Fiona hit the island. “The perception I’d say on the island is it doesn’t stop,” said Doel Gonzalez, co-owner of Spanglish, a Puerto Rican restaurant with a location in both Raleigh and Durham. Gonzalez was born and grew up in Puerto Rico, and still has family and friends there. “This time of year, it’s just always so tough. Just knowing that we’re very likely…

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Hurricane Ian death toll reaches at least 94 in Florida, 4 in NC as storm's effects linger

Hurricane Ian death toll reaches at least 94 in Florida, 4 in NC as storm's effects linger

FORT MYERS, Fla. — At least 94 people in Florida have died due to Hurricane Ian, according to local officials. Four people were also reported dead due to the storm in North Carolina, the governor’s office said. Days after the skies cleared and the winds died down in Florida, Hurricane Ian’s effects persisted Monday, as people faced another week without power and others were being rescued from homes inundated with lingering floodwaters. Frustrations mounted in…

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National Hurricane Center: Tropics still active just days after Hurricane Ian

National Hurricane Center: Tropics still active just days after Hurricane Ian

17 minutes ago RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two systems in the tropics as people pick up the pieces from Hurricane Ian. An area of low pressure located a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms. Conditions are forecast to be favorable for some gradual development, and a tropical depression is likely to form around the middle part of this week. Further…

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