For days now the temperatures have soared into the 90s and even beyond. For many people going to the movies is a great way to beat the heat. But in Shallotte, one movie theater is leaving folks sweating indoors.
It's a record-setting day in the Port City, but probably not the kind you'll be excited about.
New guidelines are now in place for students participating in sports in New Hanover County. These guidelines are effective beginning July 1, 2014. The guidelines specifically address heat concerns, water breaks and other related issues with students participating in sports on hot days.
The weather outside may not be frightful, but the ups and down in the last week alone have not been so delightful.
Wilmington set a record low temperature of 29 degrees Wednesday morning And recorded the city's earliest snow ever. And less than a week later, today wilmington broke a record high temperature of 83 degrees.
The state Senate gave final approval today to a bill that would help protect pets locked in hot cars.
An international team of weather experts has named California's Death Valley the world's hottest place. The World Meteorological Organization says the title comes after it investigated a long-held record from El Azizia, Libya, and found that an inexperienced weather observer recorded the temperature incorrectly.
The extreme heat this week has every one looking for a way to keep cool, and it pushed a power company to a new record.
Potentially record-setting heat in Wilmington today was not enough to keep some volunteers from their work. Group Workcamps volunteers from across the country have been working all week repairing homes for the needy.
Temperatures that topped the 100-degree mark across North Carolina led hundreds to seek help in the state's emergency rooms.
The past few days at Greenfield Lake may not have been the most relaxing for park visitors. Dead fish and vegetation have surrounded the outskirts of the lake all weekend, affecting both the sights and the smells.