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Hurricane Season

GOP delays convention business due to Isaac

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The Republican Party is delaying the bulk of its convention until Tuesday afternoon because of the severe weather expected from Tropical Storm Isaac. Full story...
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Tropical Storm Gordon gains, stays over Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Gordon is strengthening over the Atlantic but is expected to move away from the United States on a track over the open ocean. Full story...
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NOAA Slightly Ups its Hurricane Season Forecast

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NOAA now forecasts 12-17 named storms for the 2012 season, with 6-8 becoming hurricanes. So far, 6 named storms have formed in the Atlantic. 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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STORMTRACK 3: Slow-moving Debby is weaker, will move into the Atlantic this week

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Right now, the StormTrack 3 Weather Team does not expect any direct impacts from Debby as she moves into the Atlantic this week. Currently, the storm is continues to bring rain to Florida. Full story...
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New hurricane center head turned fear into career

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Hurricanes used to frighten the National Hurricane Center's new director when he was growing up in Florida and Texas. Full story...
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StormFest gets folks ready for Hurricane Season 2012

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We are just days into Hurricane Season, but the tropics got fired up a little early this year. Although things are quiet now, we still have a whole season ahead of us. That's why many Cape Fear residents came out to StormFest 2012 Saturday at the Cape Fear Museum to learn from area experts, including WWAY's StormTrack 3 meteorologists, about preparing for a hurricane. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Beryl's gone; Check out rain totals and wind gusts

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video Beryl is out to sea, and our weather is turning nice. Here's a look at the storm totals from the system. Full story...
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Beryl moves on, leaves behind flooding, concerns for Hurricane Season

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video Tropical Depression Beryl has come and gone. It left behind a lot of rain And some worries about what's still to come this summer. Some areas in southeastern North Carolina got hit harder than others, but many agree that the rain was much needed because of the severe drought. Full story...
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Beach visitors experience minor effects from Beryl

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As Tropical Depression Beryl makes its way to Southeastern North Carolina, beachgoers have noticed some changes during their time on the shoreline this afternoon. Full story...
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StarNews hurricane special hits stands Sunday

The StarNews rolls out its hurricane special this weekend. We get a sneak peak at what's inside.

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Forecasters applying lessons learned from Irene

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The director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami says forecasters are trying to apply lessons from Hurricane Irene's destruction to their storm preparedness message this year. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: NOAA Predicts near-normal Hurricane Season

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Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin this season, NOAA announced today from Miami. Their forecast calls for 9-15 storms, 7-10 hurricanes, and 1-3 major hurricanes. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Alberto now a tropical depression, heading out to sea

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A tropical storm no more, tropical depression Alberto exits into the Atlantic. No impacts here locally with the system. Full story...
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Early start to Hurricane Season not worrying beach visitors

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With the first tropical storm already off the east coast, many say the 2012 Hurricane Season is starting early, but they're not worried about it. Full story...
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