Latest Tropical Storm Florence News

Devastated North Carolina town still reeling from Florence

Jun. 22, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.C. (AP) — Nine months after Hurricane Florence inundated much of eastern North Carolina, the tiny town of Trenton is still struggling to rebuild as a new hurricane season begins. The Jones County courthouse and jail have yet to reopen. Judges hear cases in county office buildings and inmates are...

Hurricane season 2019: A sense of fear for towns already hit

May. 31, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

The annual start of hurricane season casts a shadow of dread over coastal sections of the United States. People fret over the next Big One, even as communities struggle to recover from the last one. For some communities, the devastation remains an open wound, as in Florida's Panama City, slammed by Hurricane...

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damage

May. 3, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three Southeastern states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes, a report from the National Hurricane Center said Friday. The report described Florence as "a long-lived, category 4...