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The Wake County Sheriff Office is searching for Elizabeth Sierra Holder
July 31, 2015 1:18 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Elizabeth Sierra Holder.

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The Lexington Police Department is searching for George James Orgeron
July 30, 2015 10:33 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, George James Orgeron.

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The Laurel Park Police Department or 911 is searching for Gerald Matthew Adkins
July 30, 2015 9:55 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Gerald Matthew Adkins.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Katelynne Abreonah Pearl Garrison
July 30, 2015 9:42 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Katelynne Abreonah Pearl Garrison.

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The Cumberland County Sheriff Office is searching for Howell Quatajia Louann
July 30, 2015 12:37 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Howell Quatajia Louann.

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The Winston Salem Police Department is searching for Irene Patricia Williams
July 28, 2015 8:00 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Irene Patricia Williams.

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office is searching for BRUCE EDWARD KISER
July 26, 2015 3:39 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, BRUCE EDWARD KISER.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Samuel Cole Middleton
July 25, 2015 6:17 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Samuel Cole Middleton.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Tony Ray Gunter
July 10, 2015 11:08 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Tony Ray Gunter.

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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