An experimental wind tunnel in South Carolina shows what a hurricane can do to a house.
Living inland doesn't necessarily mean flooding won't be a problem in the wake of a hurricane.
Learn how to get storm, wind and flood insurance coverage for your home, belongings and vehicles.
Many North Carolinians do not even think about flood insurance, yet the state's hurricane history teaches that residents should consider it no matter where they live.
What you need to know about flood insurance.
Five On Your Side's Monica Laliberte offers tips about flood insurance.
The North Carolina Department of Insurance gives advice on how to avoid potential fraud and to handle insurance after a storm strikes.
WRAL Five on Your Side's Monica Laliberte explains who's responsible for the bill when a tree falls during a storm.