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Hurricane Season

STORMTRACK 3: Tropical Storms Bret and Cindy pose no direct threat to our area

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videoTwo tropical systems are off the east coast, but neither one is expected to make landfall or pose any threat to our area. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Co. Emergency Management Director briefs President Obama on hurricane season

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videoGov. Bev Perdue met with President Barack Obama today, the first day of the official hurricane season. Perdue took along New Hanover County Emergency Management Director Warren Lee as well. WWAY was the only Wilmington media outlet at the White House to talk with the participants about hurricane preparedness. 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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ONLY ON 3: Hurricane Hunters provide vital forecasting tool

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video When the tropics get active, the famous Hurricane Hunter aircraft are meteorologists' eye in the sky. These are more than just planes. They are working laboratories sent on missions that would make most queasy. Full story...
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US predicts 3 to 6 major Atlantic hurricanes

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US government forecasters are predicting as many as 18 named storms this year with three to six major hurricanes in an above average Atlantic storm season. 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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STORMTRACK 3: Heavy rainfall threat ending in southeastern NC

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Heavy rain ending... Full story...

STORMTRACK 3: "Matthew" headed for landfall in Caribbean, "Lisa" still hanging around

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Tropical Storm Matthew is heading toward Central America, but may come northward after that. More details at Hurricanes 101 . Full story...

STORMTRACK 3: Igor weakens

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Tropical Storm Igor has formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa near the Cape Verde Islands and should strengthen into a hurricane in the next several days. Get the latest updates on the tropics at Hurricanes 101 Full story...
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Hurricane Danielle suddenly weakens

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Hurricane Danielle continues to churn the waters of the open Atlanitc. It has potential to become the season's first major hurricane in the coming days. Track the storm right now on our Hurricanes 101 page. Full story...
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"Colin" now a tropical storm... again

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"Colin" is now a tropical storm... again. Track the storm on WWAY's Hurricanes 101.

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La Nina could mean bigger hurricane season

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video We've all heard about El Nino before, but this year, it's all about La Nina. It's a lesser known phenomenon that can be just as powerful, and is playing a big role in this year's hurricane forecast. Full story...
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