Southeast storms 2018 News

Refreezing Still Threatens Roads After Southern Snowstorm

Seesawing temperatures across several southern states were gradually melting snow from a wintry storm, but also “transforming slushy roads into treacherous ice,” one governor warned Tuesday. Scores of schools in Virginia and North Carolina were closed for a second day, …

Major Snowstorm Causes Icy Roads, Power Outages Across Much of Southeast

Residents walked instead of driving cars and children enjoyed another day of building snowmen with school canceled Monday after a wintry storm dropped snow, sleet or freezing rain across five southern states. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays over …

Winter Storm Leaves Mess Behind in Southeast, More Snow Expected

A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday – causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper strongly …

2 Tornadoes Cause Damage in Alabama

The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in Alabama last weekend. The emergency management director for Dothan and Houston County, Chris Judah, says a weak twister hit Dothan early Sunday. Judah tells the Dothan …

2 Tornadoes Cause Damage in North Carolina

Two tornadoes have caused damage in coastal North Carolina. The National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down Saturday afternoon. One tornado hit Emerald Isle and the other hit near Cape Carteret. There were no reported injuries or deaths. The …

Severe Weather Causes Tour Bus to Overturn in Memphis, 2 Killed

A tour bus overturned on an icy highway ramp south of Memphis on Wednesday, leaving two people dead and several others injured as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South with an early shot of sleet, light snow and …

Severe Weather Leads to Threat of Flooding in Alabama, Parts of Georgia

Rain and the threat of flooding continue across the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say unofficial rainfall totals show parts of Alabama received as much as 3.5 inches (9 centimeters) of precipitation Monday, and it was still raining Tuesday. Temperatures were …

Weather Service Confirms Several Tornadoes Hit Northeast Mississippi

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes hit northeast Mississippi last week. A preliminary survey Nov. 6 showed a twister with top winds of 115 mph (185 kph) struck in Pontotoc County. The tornado, rated EF-2 on the enhanced …

Storm May Have Spawned Tornadoes in Deep South

Possible tornados touched down in Louisiana and Mississippi as a line of storms moved across the Deep South. Tree limbs and power lines were down from Louisiana to Alabama early Tuesday, prompting some schools to delay the start of classes. …

4 Alabama Counties Declared Federal Disaster from Hurricane Michael

Four south Alabama counties have been declared a disaster area because of damage from Hurricane Michael last month. The governor’s office says President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration that includes Geneva, Henry, Houston and Mobile counties under the …