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Severe Weather

Now's the time to prepare as severe weather season starts

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videoWe've seen far too many reminders recently that severe weather can strike at any time. But even as lead times for tornado warnings have improved greatly, disasters still occur, both across the country and here at home. The problem is not that there's no warning, it's that people are not heeding or often times even hearing the warning, especially at night. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Tornado Watch cancelled

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A cold front produced severe weather in the Carolinas Friday. Full story...
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Storms injure 15 in western North Carolina

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The National Weather Service says it was a tornado that damaged dozens of homes and injured at least 15 people in western North Carolina. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: High winds across the area Tuesday

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Winds gusted almost to hurricane force at times Tuesday, although no major damage has been reported in the area. Full story...
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State holds 2 public forums about future of NC 12

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The state Transportation Department is holding two public workshops this week to discuss options for N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island, which was damaged by Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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6 dead as storms, possible tornadoes hit Southeast

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At least six people have been killed by a storm system that spawned several possible tornadoes as it moved across the Southeast. Full story...

Storm kills 2 in Davidson County

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Two people have been killed and at least 10 others injured after severe weather ripped through southern portions of Davidson County. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Waterspout-turned-tornado hits Carolina Beach, NWS confirms EF-0

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video NWS Wilmington has confirmed an EF-0 tornado at Carolina Beach Thursday morning. WATCH VIDEO OF STORM INSIDE! Full story...
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Severe weather causes commotion for drivers; no relief for wildfires

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video Severe weather rolled into the region early Wednesday afternoon, flooding streets and cars across the Cape Fear. Although the area has been in a serious drought over the last couple of months, the instantaneous rush of water caused by the heavy rain overwhelmed the area. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Pattern change underway

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Our afternoon/evening storm chances have been gradually increasing. An approaching cold front will slightly enhance our chance of afternoon storms through the weekend. Full story...
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