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Hurricane Preparedness

Camp Lejeune holding hurricane preparedness town hall meeting

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Camp Lejeune officials are encouraging military members, civilian employees and families to attend a town hall meeting about being prepared for hurricane season. Full story...
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NC officials warn of hurricane impact inland

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State officials are reminding North Carolina residents that hurricanes don't limit their damage to the coast and that even a smaller storm or one that doesn't make landfall can cause damage. Full story...
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Man kayaks for local disaster relief

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video While some Red Cross volunteers are making their way back from Oklahoma, one man is traveling home after 12 days on the water where he aimed to make a difference from the inside of his kayak. Full story...
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New Red Cross mobile app aims to help before, during, after hurricane

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video Our coastal community is no stranger to severe weather. Although Hurricane Season has been quiet so far, we're heading into the most active months. That's why the Red Cross launched a new free mobile app Wednesday all about keeping you safe. Full story...
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NCSU researchers predict average hurricane season

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Researchers at North Carolina State University are predicting a relatively average hurricane season, but say even minor storms can still cause serious problems when they make landfall. Full story...
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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows

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Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows. Full story...
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Some prepare for possible storm, but no panic

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video Our storm track three meteorologists have been telling us all week about the storm that may head toward the Cape Fear Coast this weekend. Although the storm may stay far off shore, some folks say it's better to be safe than sorry. Full story...
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Welcome to Hurricane Season 2011

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Confusing conditions as hurricane season starts. Full story...
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NC residents urged to prepare for hurricane season

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North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says residents should take this week to get prepared for hurricane season that starts next month. Full story...
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Hurricane Hunters' visit a sign storm season nears

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The Hurricane Awareness Tour stops in North Carolina, encouraging the public to get ready for the upcoming Hurricane Season. Full story...
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First Stormfest a huge success

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Even though the weather was sunny, it was a stormy day inside the Cape Fear Museum on Saturday for the first ever "Stormfest". Over two 2,700 weather enthusiasts packed the museum to learn more about the weather and get ready for the 2010 Hurricane Season. Full story...
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September a month to remember preparedness

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videoSeptember has been declared National Preparedness Month, and in the peak of hurricane season, Emergency Services want to make sure people know what to do in the event of a disaster. Full story...
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Possibility of an active hurricane season

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videoToday marks the official start to the 2009 hurricane season. For those of us on the coast, it is time to plan for what could be an active one. Full story...
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P3 Hurricane Hunter comes to Wilmington

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Though not quite hurricane season, hurricane awareness is coming to the Port City in a big way. The P3 Orion Hurricane Hunter plane will be at Wilmington International Airport Thursday along with other exhibits. Full story...
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Would you leave during a hurricane?

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videoWhat would you do if a major hurricane was heading for our shores? Would you follow a mandatory evacuation order? Full story...
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