Bolin Creek in rose quickly (about two feet in an hour from more than two inches of rain) when a severe thunderstorm passed through Chapel Hill. The tunnel was sprayed with a special protectant for this very circumstance so the artwork isn’t damaged.
A tornado swept across the Island Expressway just outside Whitemarsh Island, Georgia, on July 27, throwing construction barrels and spinning a car on the highway, as seen in this video shot by Kerri Spurlin.
Helicopters drop water on the deadly Carr Fire on Friday night, July 27, 2018, in an effort to stop the monster blaze from advancing on Redding. High winds were predicted, but had yet to materialize in force.
Residents of Carolina Beach in North Carolina reported seeing a waterspout in the area on July 26. This footage was shared by Tracy Price, who said she captured the footage from her home in Carolina Beach.
Check out the ABC11 forecast as the Carolinas are expected to get a drenching this week as thunderstorms and heavy rain showers move in, bringing the possibility of flooding, 50 mph wind gusts, frequent lightning, hail and other hazards.
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.
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