Hurricanes 101
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Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:20pm.

This year's Atlantic hurricane season has had fewer storms to this point of the year than any since 1983, with only five named storms.

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StormFest gets folks ready for Hurricane Season 2012
Submitted by IE on Sat, 06/02/2012 - 2:27pm.

We are just days into Hurricane Season, but the tropics got fired up a little early this year. Although things are quiet now, we still have a whole season ahead of us. That's why many Cape Fear residents came out to StormFest 2012 Saturday at the Cape Fear Museum to learn from area experts, including WWAY's StormTrack 3 meteorologists, about preparing for a hurricane.

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STORMTRACK 3: Beryl's gone; Check out rain totals and wind gusts
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 4:00am.

video Beryl is out to sea, and our weather is turning nice. Here's a look at the storm totals from the system.

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Beach visitors experience minor effects from Beryl
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 4:16pm.

As Tropical Depression Beryl makes its way to Southeastern North Carolina, beachgoers have noticed some changes during their time on the shoreline this afternoon.

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STORMTRACK 3: NOAA Predicts near-normal Hurricane Season
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 10:10am.

Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin this season, NOAA announced today from Miami. Their forecast calls for 9-15 storms, 7-10 hurricanes, and 1-3 major hurricanes.

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FEMA to show off storm-resistant house in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 8:20am.

The federal agency charged with helping recovery efforts in the wake of disasters wants to show North Carolinians how to make houses better able to withstand damage from major storms.

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Hurricane Irene: By the numbers
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 10:53pm.

Hurricane Irene will not appear in the "Top 10" list of North Carolina hurricanes. Not even close. However, Irene was a good reminder that even a "weak" hurricane or tropical storm can create impressive wind gusts and flooding rain.

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WWAY wins five AP Broadcast News Awards
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 04/10/2011 - 8:17pm.

video WWAY has won five North Carolina Associated Press Broadcast News Awards. Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson led the way with two, including BEST WEATHER in North Carolina.

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