Stories tagged: "hurricane"

Florence hit the North Carolina coast in September, 2018.  
(NOAA via AP)
Peak Hurricane Season Is Coming. Here’s What You Need To Do To Prepare. 

Don’t be fooled by a calm early summer. Forecasters say it could be a busy few months for storms.

Hurricane Season
This Hurricane Season Could Be Rough, NC

We’ve pulled together potentially life-saving info about making a plan and building an emergency kit. It’s too late to plan once the storm hits.

People look out at the Avalon Pier that was damaged by Hurricane Dorian in Kill Devil Hills in 2019. Local health officials say hurricane response prepared them for their successful COVID vaccine drive. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
How Hurricanes, Word-of-Mouth, and the Church Boosted This NC County’s Vaccine Drive

‘You are kind of building the airplane as you fly it,’ says Dare County’s Health Director Sheila Davies of their local COVID vaccine drive.

A waterfront dock shows damage following the effects of Hurricane Isaias in Southport, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. The 2021 hurricane season is off to a fast start. Here are some tips to prepare for any storms ahead. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
As Isaias Approached NC, A Nuclear Power Plant Temporarily Lost Power

A North Carolina nuclear plant in the path of Tropical Storm Isaias reported an “unusual” loss of power Tuesday morning, officials reported.