Hurricane Florence - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

Full coverage as Florence impacts the East Coast

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 09:09 PM CDT

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence Flood Breaches Power Plant Dam, Coal Ash May Spill

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a Wilmington, North Carolina power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into the nearby Cape Fear River. Duke...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:06 PM CDT

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

North Carolina Couple Still Stuck in NJ After Florence

It’s been 11 days since Dick and Linda Dunmire have set foot in their home in Boiling Spring Lake, North Carolina. Staying with family in North Wildwood, New Jersey for the past week and a half, the couple...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 04:16 PM CDT

Family Demands Answers After Drowning of Mental Health Patient

Family Demands Answers After Drowning of Mental Health Patient

The family of a woman who drowned in Florence flood waters while in the custody of two South Carolina sheriff's deputies is demanding answers.  

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 02:00 AM CDT

70-Year-Old Twins Helping Flood Victims by Boat

70-Year-Old Twins Helping Flood Victims by Boat

A set of 70-year-old twins Dan and Sam Parker use their boats to deliver food, water and fuel to North Carolina residents stranded in Florence's flood waters.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 09:19 PM CDT

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Florence-Weary Carolinas Could Get More Record Flooding

Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 05:17 PM CDT

Mental Health Patients Drown While Being Transported

Mental Health Patients Drown While Being Transported

Two South Carolina women described as "mental health patients" are dead after the sheriff's van they were being transported in was swept away by flood waters.  

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:39 PM CDT

2 Women Drown as Van Swept Into Floodwaters

2 Women Drown as Van Swept Into Floodwaters

As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that swamped their van and trapped the women inside, officials...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 03:41 PM CDT

Trump Comforts Storm-Ravaged Carolinas With Hot Dogs, Hugs

Trump Comforts Storm-Ravaged Carolinas With Hot Dogs, Hugs

Eager to show heart in a moment of crisis, President Donald Trump handed out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words in the Carolinas on Wednesday as he surveyed the wreckage left by Hurricane Florence. With...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 02:06 AM CDT

'Up in the Air': If Displaced by Storm, Where to Call Home?

'Up in the Air': If Displaced by Storm, Where to Call Home?

As the pounding rains from Hurricane Florence finally ended, Lutrice Garcia left the shelter where she had spent several nights on a cot and tried to head home. But floodwaters from overflowing Crooked Creek...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 12:03 AM CDT

Fate of FEMA Leader in Doubt as Florence Cleanup Continues

Fate of FEMA Leader in Doubt as Florence Cleanup Continues

While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout. The fate of Brock Long, the...

ABOUT US
Millions of people across several East Coast states are being affected by Florence, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane on Sept. 14, 2018
Follow Us
Top Stories
Live Radar: Rain Showers Possible Sunday and Monday
Live Radar: Rain Showers Possible Sunday and Monday

Light to moderate rain will continue across parts of North Texas through Sunday. The greatest threat for heavy rain will be north, northeast and east of DFW.

Man Drowns After Being Swept Away By Flood in Arlington
Man Drowns After Being Swept Away By Flood in Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington campus police are investigating a drowning that happened overnight.

Families Hope for Clues in Cars Salvaged From Benbrook Lake
Families Hope for Clues in Cars Salvaged From Benbrook Lake

Saturday marked a big day for one of Fort Worth's most enduring mysteries. Three girls, known as the "missing trio," disappeared while shopping for Christmas presents in 1974. Saturday, a volunteer dive team set...

Mesquite Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Boy: Police
Mesquite Man Arrested in Death of 3-Year-Old Boy: Police

Police in Mesquite have arrested a 26-year-old man on a capital murder charge after a young child who was left in his care died.

Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday: AP Source
Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday: AP Source

Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual...

Arlington Bowie Football Coach Rescues Woman From High Water
Arlington Bowie Football Coach Rescues Woman From High Water

As record-setting rainfall and flooding inundated the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Arlington Bowie football coach Danny DeArman made a dramatic rescue Saturday night.