Flooding led to swiftwater rescues in Boone, while Caldwell County officials confirmed that at least 10 houses were damaged and that a mudslide occurred on N.C. 90 at Staircase Road, Observer news partner WBTV reported. Flooding also closed part of Broad Street in Statesville. Interstate 77 was partially flooded from north of Harris Boulevard to Davidson.
A storm ravaged Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Monday, October 23, tearing down trees and power lines. Property was damaged at Spartanburg Community College during the storm. The area was hit by a possible tornado.
Tornado warnings were issued for communities in North and South Carolina on Sunday, October 8, as the remnants of Hurricane Nate pushed north after hitting the Gulf Coast over the weekend, local media reported. This footage was captured by a Caldwell County Sheriff dashcam in Lenoir, North Carolina.
Hurricane Maria is expected to track 100 to 150 miles offshore of the North Carolina coast Tuesday and Wednesday. Tropical storm force winds of 45 mph and gusts up to 60 mph are expected along the coast beginning Tuesday afternoon and lasting through Wednesday night. The core of the storm was producing 80 mph winds with stronger gusts Monday morning,
Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico early on September 20, bringing extreme wind and rain to the region, local media reported. The National Hurricane Center warned that Maria would hit the southeastern Puerto Rico after passing over the Caribbean island of St Croix. A hurricane warning also remained in effect for the Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic.
Officials in Guadeloupe said the French island would probably experience heavy flooding on Tuesday, as Hurricane Maria threatened Caribbean islands already ravaged by Hurricane Irma. Video emerged from the airport in Pointe-à-Pitre showing high winds from the monster storm's approach.
Hurricane Maria has regained Category 5 strength overnight into Tuesday. Officials in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe said the French island near Dominica probably would experience heavy flooding and warned that many communities could be submerged. The storm was located early Tuesday about 65 miles west-southwest of Guadeloupe.
Hurricane Jose stirred up heavy swell and strong waves as it passed 200 miles east of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, on September 18. This footage, taken around mile marker 4 in the Outer Banks’ Kitty Hawk, shows the weather by the beach.