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
Harnett County science teacher Shawn Hicks had a close call with a lighting strike in Lillington, NC, while taking Facebook Live video of a storm he planned use in a lesson for students at Harnett Central Middle School.
Deadly North Carolina landslides prompted lawmakers to map hazardous slopes, but legislators stopped the program with only four counties mapped. After more deaths following Alberto rains, some ask if maps would have saved lives.
The N.C. Department of Transportation drone footage shows the mudslides that forced the partial closure of I-40 east of Asheville in McDowell County, Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, May 30, 2018.
Video from Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery in Chimney Rock, NC shows the raging Rocky Broad River after heavy rains Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Several areas of western NC have reported flooding and mudslides as a result of heavy rain over the past 15 days.
Continued heavy rains have caused street flooding in Asheville, N.C.'s Biltmore Village, Wed. May 30, 2018. Flooding is also causing major problems in the Old Fort, Black Mountain and Chimney Rock areas.