Tennessee Flooding Breaks February Record, Kills 1

Article 0 Comments One person was killed and others needed to be rescued in Tennessee as pounding rains caused flooding last week. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook on Feb. 6 that one person was swept away and confirmed dead. Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove told The Tennessean […]

Tornadoes Cause Damage in Alabama, Florida Panhandle

Article 0 Comments Homes, businesses, government offices and churches were among the buildings badly damaged or demolished when tornadoes struck central Alabama over the weekend. The severe weather hit Saturday and another tornado was reported later that evening at an air base in the Florida Panhandle. On Sunday, the National […]

North Carolina Gov. Declares Emergency to Deal with Power Outages

Article 0 Comments Utility crews worked late into Sunday to restore power to western North Carolina residents and businesses that lost electricity due to freezing rain and sleet this weekend. Duke Energy and electric cooperatives reported about 63,000 customers still were without power early Sunday evening. The most outages were […]

Freezing Rain Causes Power Outages for 140K Residents in North Carolina

Article 0 Comments Freezing rain and sleet this weekend knocked out power to northwestern North Carolina residents and businesses. Duke Energy reports roughly 140,000 customers in the region were without electricity Sunday morning, with more than half the outages reported in the Greensboro and Winston-Salem area. Other swaths of outages […]

Winter Storms Cause Lower Mississippi River Flooding

Article 0 Comments For the second time in three years, the lower Mississippi River is flooding in January. High water is moving downriver from the junction with the Ohio River at Cairo, Illinois, where the Ohio crested over the weekend. The river is predicted to crest at Memphis, Tennessee, on […]

No Tornado Deaths in Oklahoma in 2018; First Time Since 2006

Article 2 Comments The National Weather Service says no one was killed in a tornado in Oklahoma in 2018, the first time that the state has not recorded a tornado-related death since 2006. The Oklahoman reports that just 41 tornadoes were recorded in the state in 2018, down from the […]

Central Mississippi Hit by Flooding from Heavy Rains

Article 0 Comments Parts of Mississippi continue to deal with river flooding as rains continue to fall. The National Weather Service had a flood warning through Sunday night for Tallahala Creek at Laurel in Jones County. A warning was also in effect for the Pearl River in Madison and Rankin […]

Winter Storm Leaves Mess Behind in Southeast, More Snow Expected

Article 0 Comments A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday – causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper strongly urged residents to stay off the roads […]

2 Tornadoes Cause Damage in Alabama

Article 0 Comments The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Alabama last weekend. The emergency management director for Dothan and Houston County, Chris Judah, says a weak twister hit Dothan early Sunday. Judah tells the Dothan Eagle the tornado was either an EF-0 […]

2 Tornadoes Cause Damage in North Carolina

Article 0 Comments Two tornadoes have caused damage in coastal North Carolina. The National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon. One tornado hit Emerald Isle and the other hit near Cape Carteret. There were no reported injuries or deaths. The National Weather Service said multiple houses had […]