Southeast storms 2019 News

Heavy Rains Cause Flash Flooding, Mudslide in Deep South

Parts of the Deep South are experiencing flash flooding and other problems from heavy rains. Floodwaters covered roads on Wednesday in parts of eastern Mississippi and northern Alabama. In northwest Georgia, a mudslide was reported Wednesday beside a gas station …

Tennessee Flooding Breaks February Record, Kills 1

One person was killed and others needed to be rescued in Tennessee as pounding rains caused flooding last week. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook on Feb. 6 that one person was swept away and confirmed dead. Cheatham …

Atlanta Prepares for Super Bowl as Winter Storm Bears Down on South

Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as “snow jam ,” another winter storm is threatening the city – just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super …

North Carolina Gov. Declares Emergency to Deal with Power Outages

Utility crews worked late into Sunday to restore power to western North Carolina residents and businesses that lost electricity due to freezing rain and sleet this weekend. Duke Energy and electric cooperatives reported about 63,000 customers still were without power …

Freezing Rain Causes Power Outages for 140K Residents in North Carolina

Freezing rain and sleet this weekend knocked out power to northwestern North Carolina residents and businesses. Duke Energy reports roughly 140,000 customers in the region were without electricity Sunday morning, with more than half the outages reported in the Greensboro …