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Hurricane Season

NOAA predicts another busy hurricane season

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Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season. Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. Full story...
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NC State researchers predict active hurricane season for 2013

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2013 should see 13 to 17 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin, which includes the entire Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, according to researchers at NC State University. Full story...
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Hurricane Season 2012 comes to an end

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videoIt's the last day of November, and in our part of the country, that's reason to celebrate. Why? It marks the end of Hurricane Season. Full story...
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Hurricane Sandy passes; gusty winds remain

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video Sandy left and continues to push into the Northeast. Gusty winds will last through Monday. Full story...
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Wilmington hurricane hunter creates iPhone app in time for Isaac

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video As Hurricane Isaac heads farther into the Gulf Coast states, one Wilmington man is in the middle of it, tracking the storm on his website and new iPhone app. Full story...
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Irene's lesson in NC: Give a Cat 1 storm its due

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It's been a year since Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina, and state officials say about 350 families still aren't in their homes. Full story...
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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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