Southeast Storms 2020 News

Parts of Florida, Carolinas Take Beating from Tropical Storm Eta

After hanging over Florida for several days, the former Tropical Storm Eta became a post-tropical cyclone early Friday, racing off the Southeast Atlantic coast and bringing heavy rains and gusty winds to the Carolinas after blustering across north Florida. One …

Flooding in North Carolina Prompts State of Emergency

Flooding from heavy rains across North Carolina prompted Gov. Roy Cooper to declare a state of emergency on Friday as searchers looked for a 1-year-old and an adult who disappeared when high water swept through a campground. In addition to …

Erratic Tropical Storm Eta Makes Landfall on Florida’s West Coast

Tropical Storm Eta made landfall on Florida’s west coast Thursday, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to northern parts of the peninsula. Eta came ashore near Cedar Key at 4 a.m. New York time, with maximum sustained winds of 50 …

Zeta Leaves Its Mark on Southeast States

Millions of people were without power and at least six were dead Thursday after Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana and made a beeline across the South, leaving shattered buildings, thousands of downed trees and fresh anguish over a record-setting hurricane …

Alabama Coast Struggles to Recover from Hurricane Sally

Alabama’s beaches have reopened, but the state’s coast has hardly recovered fully from the effects of Hurricane Sally last month. Visitors still have limited options for getting to the sand because so many boardwalks and beach entry points were damaged, …

Hurricane Sally Adds to Mounting Losses in Historic Gulf Coast Storm Season

Hundreds of thousands of people were without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally as officials assessed millions of dollars in damage that included a broken bridge in Pensacola and ships …

Historic Flooding from Hurricane Sally Could Hit Gulf Coast

Hurricane Sally drew closer to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Tuesday morning, threatening historic floods, the National Hurricane Center said, with more than two feet (61 cm)of rain expected in some areas. The second strong storm in less than a …

NHC: Tropical Storm Sally Strengthens to Hurricane

Update 4:00 pm EST: Louisiana and Mississippi residents were under evacuation orders on Monday as Hurricane Sally churned across the Gulf of Mexico, strengthening to a hurricane ahead of expected landfall on Tuesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The …

Flash Flooding Hits Parts of North Carolina, Prompts Rescues

Heavy rains caused flash flooding in parts of North Carolina, leading to washed-out roads and bridges and prompting multiple water rescues. Reports indicated that 5 inches of rainfall fell in parts of the state east of Raleigh. The Nash County …

Emergency Declared as Southern West Virginia County Hit Hard by Floods

Gov. Jim Justice has declared an emergency in a southern West Virginia county from severe flooding. Thunderstorms caused floodwaters to rise in Fayette County on Sunday night, prompting Justice to issue the emergency declaration. Several roads in the county were …