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The Chapel Hill PD is searching for Ian Sebastian Carlisle
May 26, 2015 8:52 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Ian Sebastian Carlisle.

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The Sampson County Sheriff's Office is searching for William Earl Powell
May 26, 2015 7:27 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, William Earl Powell.

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The Wake County Sheriff Office is searching for Catherine Thorpe
May 26, 2015 12:39 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Catherine Thorpe.

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The Winston Salem Police Department is searching for Karen Jane Parrish
May 15, 2015 2:18 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Karen Jane Parrish.

Hurricane History

North Carolina is especially vulnerable to hurricane strikes.  From 1851 to 2005,  North Carolina has been hit by 47 hurricanes, 12 of them major.  Twenty-two hurricanes were a category 1, thirteen were a category 2, eleven were a category 3 and one was a category 4.  North Carolina has not had a direct hit from a category 5 hurricane.

The following is a list of North Carolina's hurricanes. For information on each storm, click on the links to the left.

2011
Hurricane Irene
August 27

2010
Hurricane Earl
September 3


2008
Tropical Storm Fay
August 23


Tropical Storm Hanna
September 6

2006 
Tropical Storm Ernesto
August 31 

2005
Hurricane Ophelia
September 14 & 15 

2004
Hurricane Alex
August 3

Tropical Storm Bonnie
August 12

Hurricane Charley
August 14

Tropical Storm Frances
September 8 

Tropical Storm Gaston
August 30

Tropical Storm Ivan
September 16

Tropical Storm Jeanne
September 27

2003
Hurricane Isabel
September 18

1999
Hurricane Dennis
August 30

Hurricane Floyd 
September 16
 
Hurricane Irene
October 17-18

1998
Hurricane Bonnie
August 26

Tropical Depression Earl
September 5, 2006


1996
Tropical Storm Arthur
June 20 

Hurricane Bertha
July 12

Hurricane Fran
August 29


1993
Hurricane Emily
August 31
 

1954
Hurricane Hazel
October 15
 

 

 

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