Crews work to pull a tractor trailer out of a ditch on I-40 near Greensboro on Jan. 22, 2016. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
2 weeks ago
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Forecasters now expecting more ice than snow

The winter storm bearing down on the East Coast means that travelers trying to get out of North Carolina's two major airports are likely stuck until at least Saturday and maybe longer.
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3 weeks ago
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What you need to know about getting around before the winter storm

A major winter storm is bearing down on the East Coast and some 75 million people are in the path of what is predicted to be significant snowfall, potential whiteout conditions and coastal flooding, forecasters say. The huge winter storm is prompting massive preparations along the East Coast, with many states already declaring a state […]
Gov. McCrory declares state of emergency ahead of snow storm
12 months ago
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Gov. McCrory declares state of emergency ahead of snow storm

Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency as North Carolinians batten down for the third snowstorm to hit the region in little more than a week.
UPDATE: Leland’s Village Road exit reopens
12 months ago
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UPDATE: Leland’s Village Road exit reopens

The Village Road exit on US 17/74/76 in Leland is back open. Brunswick County dispatchers confirmed that around 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Winter blast freezes roads, beaches
12 months ago
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Winter blast freezes roads, beaches

Winter weather continues affecting New Hanover County roads and even the beaches, where sun and sand were replaced by snow and ice.
Ice Storm Warning issued for Wilmington area
12 months ago
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Ice Storm Warning issued for Wilmington area

The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning until 8 p.m. for New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties.
Winter weather does not mean snow day for all
12 months ago
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Winter weather does not mean snow day for all

As wintry weather impacted the region this morning, many businesses and schools were forced to closed, but some people still had to drive in the conditions in Brunswick County as they headed into Wilmington for work.
DOT can’t salt roads, Highway Patrol and drivers prep for winter weather
12 months ago
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DOT can’t salt roads, Highway Patrol and drivers prep for winter weather

Highway Patrol, the Department of Transportation and residents are preparing for winter weather on Tuesday.
Winter weather advisory posted in North Carolina
2 years ago
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Winter weather advisory posted in North Carolina

It's March, but winter has not given up in North Carolina. School systems dismissed classes early Monday after the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for much of the central and eastern parts of the state.
Wilmington leaders satisfied with city’s response to ice storm
2 years ago
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Wilmington leaders satisfied with city’s response to ice storm

"We don't fix outages," Police Chief Ralph Evangelous said. "We implemented our hurricane plan that we do every year, that we have every year. We do the exact same thing every year. I mean I don't know what you want us to do. Cut trees down and fix power lines?"