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Severe Weather

More rain in the forecast for soaked NC

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Thunderstorms moving across the state are expected to strengthen and bring strong winds following weekend storms that dumped up to a half-foot of rain. Full story...
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National Weather Service confirms weekend tornado in Wayne County

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a weak tornado with winds estimated at 75 mph touched down in Wayne County on Saturday and damaged several mobile homes. Full story...
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NC to practice new hurricane evacuation plan in May

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North Carolina emergency response officials will rehearse the state's improved hurricane evacuation plan next month. Full story...
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Town cleaning up after severe weather

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videoPeople from New Hanover County to Bladen County spent yesterday cleaning up after Saturday's powerful storms. Full story...
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Hurricane Intensity big challenge for forecasters

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The new director of the National Hurricane Center says while forecasters have improved predictions about a storm's path, they now have to develop better forecasts about a storm's strength. Full story...
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Deadly storm system will weaken before coming through NC

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A storm system that left at least 47 people dead across the South is coming to North Carolina. But forecasters say the storm will weaken before arriving. Full story...
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Meteorologists: Tsunami could hit our area

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A group of meteorologists at the National Weather Service say the threat of a tsunami hitting our area is real. Full story...
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Fog advisories across NC

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The National Weather Service is warning drivers to take caution as dense fog covers much of the state. Full story...
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2007 Hurricane Season recap

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The last official day of hurricane season is November 30, but let's face it, the season is over. It was a quiet season here in southeastern North Carolina, but it was anything but quiet for some folks. Full story...
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Wind from hurricane reaches North Carolina coast

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Wind gusts of nearly 50 miles an hour hit the Outer Banks today as Hurricane Noel moved off the coast. Full story...
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Deadly Noel strengthens to hurricane after pounding Bahamas, Cuba

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Noel is now a hurricane speeding over the Atlantic between North Carolina and Bermuda. Full story...
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Forecasters don't expect Noel to be a "drought buster"

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Surfers on the North Carolina coast are hoping that Tropical Storm Noel will kick up some waves. Full story...
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Storm system rips through Midwest

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Destruction, devastation and death remain after a major storm system rips through the Midwest. With winds of 160 miles an hour -- a tornado ripped apart the small town of Nappanee, Indiana, near south bend. Full story...
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Duke, North Carolina watering fake fields in middle of drought

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Many communities are under watering restrictions because of the drought. But Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are watering artificial turfs for their field hockey teams. Full story...
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Some business owners worried about water restrictions

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The average Wilmington resident uses 138 gallons of water a day. Because of the drought mandatory water restrictions are in place, but some business owners are worried about the effect. The fountains are dry, some hoses are off and the leaves show it. Mandatory water restrictions in Wilmington have garden center owners like Tom Ericson worried they'll lose business. Full story...
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