Hurricane categories are used by the National Hurricane Center to gauge a hurricane's strength and predict potential property damage with each storm. Here's how the NHC defines each hurricane category — and how much damage each strength can cause.
Hurricane Matthew swept into the Carolinas in 2016 and caused extensive damage in both states. But when adjusted for inflation the cost of Matthew pales in comparison to previous hurricanes. Here's a look at those costly hurricanes.
Video from Anastasia Locraft shows waves pounding a house near the Rodanthe Pier on the NC Outer Banks. Locraft and her family were staying next door to the house, but were relocated due to the damage being inflicted by waves from Hurricane Chris.
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.
Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney explains how his faith in Jesus Christ affects his daily life, saying "I know I'm going to meet Him one day and He's not going to pat me on the back and tell me how many wins I had.'
A Florida mother was arrested on July 17 after a bystander called the police when she saw an eight-month-old baby left in a car in 93 degree heat. Volusia County Sheriff’s Department uploaded a video to Facebook, thanking the woman who called police.