Severe thunderstorm warning and watch; million-dollar home gutted by flames; Facebooking thieves

It looks like more bad weather is on its way. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Bladen County and northwestern Columbus County until 5 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for southeastern North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. Tonight, First Alert Meteorologist Robb Ellis will show you more on what's lighting up the Doppler radar. Keep in mind, you can stay up-to-date on the latest weather conditions both on air and on, along with WECT's Weather app. The app brings you real-time radar, severe weather alerts and more for your iPhone and Android phone.

A million-dollar vacation home in Oak Island is a total loss after flames burned it last night.

An elderly woman died in a house fire in Pender County early this morning. Her 17-year-old granddaughter who was living in the home was able to escape without injuries.

Oops! Two thieves were caught because they logged onto Facebook during a robbery and forgot to log off.

We're expected to sit down with a Mandalay Baseball rep. tonight. We'll ask how they plan to get Wilmington's City Council to play ball with a new stadium.

Be sure to tune in tonight starting at 5:00! We'll have more on why town leaders in Sunset Beach want a certain project to get moving; why one race for county commissioner stood out and saw a change in original voting numbers when it came down to canvassing; the latest in the John Edwards trial and much more.

-Frances Weller