As National Flood Safety Week draws to a close, the predictions for spring are here.
Homeowners’ insurance rates are going up in North Carolina effective July 1st. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin says the actual increase is less than half of what insurance companies requested.
And while barrier islands in North Carolina will see the biggest hikes, the Cape Fear region is just slightly above the statewide average.
An above-average hurricane season – meaning more intense storms – and more of them – is likely.