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Heat Wave

Wilmington continues to battle record-setting heat

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video There's no denying it's hot outside, but this isn't just typical summer weather. We're dealing with record-breaking heat. With high humidity levels and temperatures peaking at 103 degrees, this heat wave has people making a splash. Full story...
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High heat, humidity linger across NC this week

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Head for the hills to avoid extremely high heat and humidity this week in North Carolina. Full story...
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Oppressive heat spreading into North Carolina

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The heat wave that has scorched the middle of the country is heading east. Full story...
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Softball players say extreme heat is 'just part of the game'

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video Though the weather has cooled off a bit from Wednesday evening's thunderstorms, it was preceded by record temperatures in the triple digits. The Dixie Youth Softball Tournament started this Saturday in Wilmington. Players keeping active in this horrible heat say its just part of the game. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Exessive heat helped to produce strong storms Wednesday

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Record heat destabilized the atmosphere, allowing strong storms to develop. Full story...
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Beating the Heat - The Fun Way

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videoThe best way to beat the heat is to stay in air conditioning. The most obvious outdoor option is to head to the beach. That would be way too easy for the intrepid John Rendleman. Full story...
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Pair found dead in mobile home victims of heat stroke

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Authorities say two people found dead in a mobile home outside Greenville died of heat stroke. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach drawbridge still over-heating

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It is the third day in a row crews have had to spray the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge down to cool it off. Full story...
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Working outside in the heat

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videoEven though the temperatures continue to rise solid waste and construction workers still work a full day, and all that outdoor activity can lead to heat stroke. Full story...
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State releases tips for staying cool

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Gov. Mike Easley today warned citizens across the state to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from any heat-related health problems due to the heat wave North Carolina is experiencing. With the early arrival of high temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory today and forecasts for high temperatures to continue for about a week. Temperatures are predicted to rise into the upper 90s today and the heat index could climb to 105 degrees this afternoon. Full story...
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