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High tides could wash out some holiday plans at Freeman Park

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video High tides could wash out some Labor Day plans at one area beach. The Town of Carolina Beach says during high tides some parts of Freeman Park are completely impassable, as water comes all the way up to the sand dunes. Full story...
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UNCW alum Scott Dean joins WWAY as chief meteorologist

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videoScott Dean has joined WWAY NewsChannel 3 as the station's new chief meteorologist. Scott, a UNC Wilmington alum, returns to Wilmington after spending the last seven years at WTVD, the ABC station in Raleigh-Durham. Full story...
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Families pick up pieces after weekend flooding, sinkholes in Hampstead

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video Flooding caused big problems for many people across the Cape Fear this weekend. That was the case especially for some in Pender County, where the rain flooded both cars and homes in Hampstead. Today neighbors are trying to figure out if and when the problems can be fixed. Full story...
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Neighbors, drivers tired of NC 133 flooding

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video Another rain-soaked weekend meant more closures along NC 133 in Brunswick County. It left River Road looking more like a river than a road. Now drivers and neighbors alike say they have some major concerns. Full story...
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Extreme flooding in Hampstead causes sinkhole

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video When it rains, it pours. A flood warning was in effect for Pender County Saturday afternoon that created more than just wet roads. Full story...
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Jerry Jackson to wrap up 16-year career at WWAY

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videoAfter 16 years helping southeastern North Carolina through hurricanes, tornadoes, ice storms, droughts, floods and so much more, Jerry Jackson is heading up the coast. Full story...
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Currie neighbors say flooded lake a big problem

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videoIt's a small lake, but it's causing some big problems for neighbors in Pender County. They say their beautiful front lawn has turned into a swamp. Full story...
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NC ranked 6th scariest state in US

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videoNorth Carolina ranks 46th in teacher pay, 31st in unemployement rates and it's now the sixth scariest state in America. Real estate search site Estately used 15 common fears from clowns to dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs to figure out which states are scariest. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Strong to severe storms reported today

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An approaching cold front brings strong/severe thunderstorms to the area. 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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Closings and Delays

Updated: July 3, 2014, 9:00 p.m.

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REPORT IT!: Viewers share pictures and video of Hurricane Arthur

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As Hurricane Arthur has moved through our area today, many of you have shared your views of the storm from around the region. Thanks to all of you who took time to REPORT IT! Full story...
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Arthur not enough to keep some new citizens from big day

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videoOrganizers have canceled events for the NC 4th of July Festival today in Southport due to the impact of Hurricane Arthur. They hope to continue the festival on schedule tomorrow. Full story...
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Red Cross opens shelter at Burgaw Middle School

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Burgaw Middle School at 500 S. Wright St. in Burgaw. The shelter, which opened at 2 p.m., is pet friendly. Full story...
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