RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Folks in Beaufort County were packed up and ready to heed an evacuation warning when Hurricane Irene was forecast to come ashore as a Category 2 storm. When the storm was downgraded, people decided to stay home.
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. forecasters predicted Thursday that this year’s Atlantic hurricane season would produce a normal number of about nine to 15 tropical storms, with as many as four to eight of those becoming hurricanes.
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue declared a state of emergency Thursday morning for several counties in the state due to incoming hurricane Irene.
Though Hurricane Irene may not hit Charlotte directly, it’s still important to be prepared for any spur-of-the-moment changes in weather. There has been an impressive amount of tornado activity this year so take a look at these quick tips from the National Hurricane Center.
If a disaster arises, what’s the best way to plan for the safety of your pet? Check out these quick tips.
Once a hurricane has hit, it’s important to know your next steps.
Hurricane season is officially here and with Hurricane Irene quickly approaching the east coast, we wanted to take a dive into history and find the most devastating hurricanes. Here is a list of the top 10 worst hurricanes in history.