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Look for more rain and wind as Idalia passes southeast of us

Aug. 29. Gov. Roy Cooper has declared a State of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Idalia’s visit to North Carolina Wednesday and Thursday. The emergency operations plan waives transportation rules to help move fuel and critical supplies and services, help first responders and protect consumers from price gouging. Idalia is expected to produce heavy rain […]


Hurricane season: Hugo bossed us around in 1989

May 10. If you think hurricanes don’t affect Charlotte, that’s not the case. Hurricane Hugo knocked out power for days in 1989, destroying homes and businesses in its path. Hugo was the second-worst storm in modern history after making landfall in Charleston SC as a Category Four monster with wind speeds well over 130 mph. […]