Hurricane Jose stirred up heavy swell and strong waves as it passed 200 miles east of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, on September 18. This footage, taken around mile marker 4 in the Outer Banks’ Kitty Hawk, shows the weather by the beach.
Hurricane Maria has regained Category 5 strength overnight into Tuesday. Officials in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe said the French island near Dominica probably would experience heavy flooding and warned that many communities could be submerged. The storm was located early Tuesday about 65 miles west-southwest of Guadeloupe.
Since September 2016, Beaufort County has been hit by three large tropical storms and hurricanes, which is not normal for this coastal area. Here is a look at some of the numbers that came from the storms to compare them to one another.
The Beaufort-Port Royal Fire Department extinguished a house fire on Rodgers Drive in Beaufort on Sunday night. The family fled the home after they could not extinguish the blaze, which started in a bedroom around 7 p.m., according to the Fire Chief Reece Bertholf.
Participating in a morning Adopt-a-Highway litter cleanup was just another wedding day chore for Beaufort's Alicia Taylor and Benjamin Powell, whose nuptuals were scheduled for 4 p.m. on a cruise boat off the coast of Hilton Head.