Hurricane couple from Peoria gets married in flood waters

WILMINGTON, NC - A couple from Illinois has said their "I Do's" during Hurricane Matthew.

Mandi and Michael Derr had planned their wedding on Bald Head Island, North Carolina.

But they were told on Wednesday the event had to be scrapped because of the hurricane.

So, the couple moved the wedding to the nearby Wilmington, and they exchanged their vows as the city was being flooded today (Saturday).

The rain stopped during their reception and the entire wedding party went out into the flooded streets.

Mandi said she doesn't see the storm as a bad thing on her wedding day.

She says her take on it is that she and Michael can work together and solve a problem.