Onslow County struck by power outages, flooding, damage


FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR JACKSONVILLE WNCT’S COURTNEY ALLEN REPORTS FROM ONSLOW COUNTY WHERE THEY ARE CURRENTLY EXPEREICNING WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES , FLOODING AND STORM DAMAGE. 0:47 Courtney Stand up major structural damage is how onslow county officials describes its building. MAJOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE IS THE WAY ONSLOW COUNTY DESCRIBED ITS BUILDINGS AFTER FLORENCE HIT THE CAROLINA COAST. HEAVY RAINS AND WINDS SLAPPING THE SNEADS FERRY AND NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH AREA BEGAN THURSDAY THE BRIDGE TO THE BEACH SHUT DOWN THURSDAY NIGHT AS CONDITIONS WERE DEEMED TOO UNSAFE. TRAVELING FURTHER ALONG HIGHWAY 210… A BP GAS STATION RIPPED TO PIECES… THIS CANOPY TOSSED IN A HEAP IN THE PARKING LOT… TWO GAS PUMPS KNOCKED OVER. DAMAGE TO BUSINESSES NOT STOPPING THERE… THIS TREE UPROOTED AT COSTAL TOOL REPAIR ON SNEADS FERRY ROAD… AND SIGNS SCATTERED ALL OVER THE PLACE 9 ON YOUR SIDE ABLE TO GET BACK OVER THE NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH BRIDGE SATURDAY MORNING… DEBRIS FILLING THE ROADS AS FLORENCE ELIMINATED SAND DUNES… VERY FEW REMAINED IN THE AREA DUE TO A COUNTY-WIDE MANDATORY EVACUATION… SOMETHING THAT MAY HAVE SAVED SOME LIVES. IN ONSLOW COUNTY.. COURTNEY ALLEN.. 9OYS. AREAS OF JACKSONVILLE ARE ALREADY FLOODED… AND AS THE RAIN CONTINUES TO POUR

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