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Hurricane Season

Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83

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This year's Atlantic hurricane season has had fewer storms to this point of the year than any since 1983, with only five named storms. Full story...
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Pender County Emergency Management hosts hurricane expo

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videoSoutheastern North Carolina feels the impact of almost every hurricane that occurs along the east coast. For Pender County Emergency Management holding a hurricane expo was important for everyone. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Arthur exits North Carolina, better weather ahead for July 4th

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video The WWAY viewing area avoided a direct landfall from Arthur, but heavy winds/rain still occurred. Full story...
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Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

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Federal forecasters are predicting a slower than usual hurricane season this year because of an expected El Niño system. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June

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videoWork to replenish sand at Wrightsville Beach will last longer than expected. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens says the contractor handling the dredging project and the Army Corps of Engineers have asked for an extension to finish the work. Full story...
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$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season

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videoBeaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens. Full story...
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Quiet season leaves hurricane tracker hoping for active winter

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videoAtlantic Hurricane Season officially ended this weekend with a total of 13 named storms. Only two of them were hurricanes. The season left Wilmington-based hurricane tracker Mark Sudduth without any new data. Full story...
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A relatively quiet hurricane season so far

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videoThe 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season packed lots of storms, but not much punch. Only two of the 13 named storms were hurricanes and one of which, Humberto, arrived historically late in the season and just sort of spun around in the Atlantic. Full story...
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Looking back at Sandy one year later

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videoOne year ago, Hurricane Sandy was churning off our coast. The storm brought us wind and rain before it set off on a deadly trail into the northeast. Full story...
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Karen dissipates to remnant low, Cold front taps into leftover moisture

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video Karen has fallen apart, but some leftover rain from the system is still likely in North Carolina by Monday. Full story...
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NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season

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videoFederal forecasters are slightly reducing their prediction for a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its hurricane season forecast Thursday, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine. 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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Researchers develop new hurricane model

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videoResearchers at Coastal Carolina University introduced a new hurricane outlook model just in time for the peak of storm season. Scientists say the model HUGO stands out from other models Full story...
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Blood in the Water: The Expedition Hurricane of 1861

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video"Blood in the Water" tells the story of an ill-fated naval expedition during the early days of the Civil War and helps get you ready for Hurricane Season 2013. 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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