Tornado warnings were issued for communities in North and South Carolina on Sunday, October 8, as the remnants of Hurricane Nate pushed north after hitting the Gulf Coast over the weekend, local media reported. This footage was captured by a Caldwell County Sheriff dashcam in Lenoir, North Carolina.
Video: Safe Haven for Cats was one of several local animal rescue agencies to take a planeload of animals evacuated from hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico. Animals were being evaluated, treated and readied for adoption at the group's facility in North Raleigh on Oct. 6, 2017.
Professional Kiteboarder Dimitri Maramenides, owner of EpicKites on the Outer Banks, shot this video as he got big air kiteboarding off Nags Head as Hurricane Maria passed off the coast. You can find more of his videos at http://www.epickiteskiteboarding.com/videos/action/.
Maria’s center had sustained winds of 75 mph Tuesday morning, when it was 210 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, and those went out about 105 miles, the National Hurricane Center said. Tropical-storm-force winds were reaching out to about 210 miles, forecasters said. The Outer Banks forecast called for sustained winds of 35-45 mph and gusts of 50-60 mph.
Hurricane Maria is expected to track 100 to 150 miles offshore of the North Carolina coast Tuesday and Wednesday. Tropical storm force winds of 45 mph and gusts up to 60 mph are expected along the coast beginning Tuesday afternoon and lasting through Wednesday night. The core of the storm was producing 80 mph winds with stronger gusts Monday morning,