Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 hurricane. Today, voluntary evacuation orders take place for parts of the North Carolina coast. Governor Roy Cooper will update the states response plans at a 4pm news conference this afternoon. Are you prepared? Suggested items for Hurricane Kit. •Water – at least 1 gallon daily per person for […]

Wildfires are raging in the North Carolina mountains, forcing evacuations in Lake Lure and threatening to send smoke to the Triangle area. Several fires are burning in western North Carolina. Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency. Wildfires have burned more 1000 acres. Drought conditions throughout the state have made it difficult for firefighters to […]