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Severe Weather

STORMTRACK 3: Strong to severe storms reported today

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An approaching cold front brings strong/severe thunderstorms to the area. Full story...
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Stormtrack 3 Update: Strong storms possible today

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Isolated strong to severe storms will be possible this afternoon and evening as abundant heat and moisture ahead of a disturbance play into thunderstorm development. Full story...
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National Weather Service confirms NC tornado

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The National Weather Service says it was an EF-2 tornado that struck rural Beaufort County, destroying two homes and damaging at least six more. Meteorologist Jim Merrell of the National Weather Service office in Newport said the storm was up to 300 yards wide when it struck Monday. He said the storm's track length hasn't been determined. Full story...
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Two homes destroyed, more damaged by NC storm

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Three people, including a woman who is eight months pregnant, are still in the hospital following the touch down of an apparent tornado in rural Beaufort County. Beaufort County Emergency Management Director John Pack says no one suffered serious injuries from the storm that destroyed two houses and significantly damaged six other homes on Monday afternoon. Full story...
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STORMTRACK3: Tornado reported in eastern NC

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Severe thunderstorms will be possible for a few more hours. Full story...
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Weather service confirms tornado in 2 NC towns

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The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado hit two Wake County towns. The storm caused some roof and window damage, but no injuries were reported. Full story...
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Cold front brings severe weather, but quiet conditions return for weekend

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A fast-moving cold front brought severe weather to several counties Friday afternoon. Full story...
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Updated game day changes for local sports

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Due to the winter storm several local athletic events had to be switched from this week to next week. We've updated the posted changes for high school and college hoops. Full story...
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National Weather Service confirms tornado in Atlantic Beach

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Atlantic Beach. It was an EF2 tornado, and had wind speeds between 111 to 135 mph, according to the NWS. Full story...
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Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family

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videoEx-Marines Dustin and Andrea Bestul say spending a lot of time overseas in third world countries exposed them to idea of adopting. The family of eight adopted three kids from Ethiopia a few years back. Full story...
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Funnel cloud spotted over Wrightsville Beach

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The surf wasn't the only thing churning near Wrightsville Beach Sunday afternoon. Full story...
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Hurricane tracker prepares for new discoveries

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August and September are typically the busiest months of any hurricane season. It’s the time hurricane trackers like UNCW graduate and North Carolina native Mark Sudduth prepare for year round. Full story...
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Surfers embrace Tropical Storm Andrea

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video As people prepare for the wind and the rain, surfers in the Port City are making the most out of Tropical Storm Andrea. Surfers in Wrightsville Beach are welcoming Andrea with open arms. Full story...
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Visit the WWAY Weather Team at Stormfest this weekend

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Don't miss Stormfest! The free event is your chance to learn about severe weather and make sure your family is ready for hurricane season. Full story...
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Wilmington woman responds to Oklahoma disaster

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videoWWAY talked by phone to Wilmington resident and American Red Cross Communications Director for Eastern NC Autum Mihm about her experience in the tornado-torn town of Moore, OK. Full story...
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