Hurricane Arthur: By the numbers
7/4/14–The National Weather Service says Wilmington set a record for rainfall during Hurricane Arthur Thursday.
In the 24 hour period from 8pm Wednesday and 8pm Thursday, Wilmington received 3.55 inches of rain.
Maximum wind gusts were recorded in Kure Beach, with 71 mph and Southport, with 67 mph.
Still, emergency management officials say the Wilmington area was lucky during the storm, and there were no reports of serious damage.