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Another storm threats to wash away more beach

Just after Oak Island finished a renourishment project on the beach, Hurricane Florence rolled through. Now, the town is assessing damage from the storm while trying to prepare for Michael.

After the hurricane comes the deluge on South Carolina coast

Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood in Georgetown, where the story goes that some houses haven’t flooded from the Sampit River since they were built before the American Revolution.

Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath of Florence

Authorities say the death toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence.

The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death.

North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence’s floodwaters and people waiting for hours for handouts of necessities like food, North Carolina’s governor is pleading with thousands of evacuees to be patient and not return home just yet.

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods.
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Flooded roads lead to large donation to local charity

A Lexington charity is getting a big donation in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

KY Air Guard sending Fatality Search and Recovery Team to North Carolina

The guard says, at the request of North Carolina public health officials, the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Fatality Search and Recovery Team is deploying 11 members to North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers.

McConnell issues statement on Hurricane Florence

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky issued a statement regarding Hurricane Florence. The Senator says he's spoken to both Senator...
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Kentucky native riding out Hurricane Florence

Several people have decided to ride out Hurricane Florence, including one Kentucky woman.
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Kentucky nurses heading to hurricane zone

A group of nurses here in central Kentucky will be heading out to North Carolina this weekend to help with hurricane relief.

Police Benevolent Foundation set to aid officers and families affected by hurricane

The Police Benevolent Foundation and the Southern States Police Benevolent Association are ready to help law enforcement officers and their families that may be affected by Hurricane Florence.

NC governor says Florence ‘wreaking havoc’

Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday that Florence is "wreaking havoc" and he's concerned "whole communities" could be wiped away.

Power outages affecting NC

Power outages already are creeping up along the North Carolina coast as tropical storm-force winds started sweeping over land.

NHC director says nothing “minor” about Florence

Water causes the most deaths during tropical storms and hurricanes, and Florence expected to cause dangerous flooding.

Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights as it zeroes in on the Southeastern coast.

Hurricane Florence will not result in gas price spikes, analyst says

GasBuddy has now expanded its fuel availability tracker for drivers in Georgia, joining North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia motorists looking for fuel ahead of Hurricane Florence’s arrival, which has prompted millions of people to evacuate.
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Kentucky sending 110 electric workers to help in Hurricane Florence recovery

The Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives says at least 15 Kentucky electric cooperatives are gearing up to help other co-ops who have requested their help in Virginia.

Monster Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster storm neared the Carolina coast with 140 mph (225 kph) winds and drenching rain that could last for days.

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