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BUCKLEY'S BLOG: To snow, or not to snow? That is the question. (Not here I say)

When the weather changes, it doesn't mess around. Going from 70's to snow in the air is a real possibility for parts of North Carolina.

Coast Guard to convene formal hearing for Bounty sinking

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video The Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board will hold a hearing on the sinking of a replica of the HMS Bounty last year off the Outer Banks. Full story...
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US roasts to hottest year on record by landslide

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Government meteorologists say 2012 was by far the hottest year on record in the United States. The average temperature was off the charts at over 55 degrees. That's a full degree warmer than the previous record of 1998. Normally, temperature records are broken by about a tenth of a degree. Full story...
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Tim Buckley goes to back to school to judge science fair

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video WWAY StormTrack 3 Meteorologist Tim Buckley put his science skills to work at school today. Full story...
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2012: The Year in Review

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videoFrom a record-setting year for Hollywood East and championship seasons for some area teams to high-profile arrests and an election year dominated by the debate over a ballpark, 2012 was a year to remember. We'll also say goodbye to some folks who left us this year. Full story...
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NWS says microburst, not tornado, struck Kure Beach

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video The storm that rolled through Kure Beach the day after Christmas has been declared a microburst by the National Weather Service. Instead of swirling winds from a tornado, microbursts have straight line winds. Full story...
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Stormy weather makes for wild Wednesday morning

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video It's the day after Christmas, and the weather outside is frightful. Our weather team has been predicting powerful storms, and today Mother Nature proved them right. Full story...
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Grandfather Mountain sets record gust of 120 mph

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Last week's storm included a record wind gust for Grandfather Mountain. Officials at the mountain say the wind gusted to 120.7 mph for three seconds last Friday. That broke the record three-second gust of 114.7 mph set on Jan. 26, 2011. Full story...
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Meteorologist Tim Buckley visits Hurricane Sandy damage

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video WWAY Meteorologist Tim Buckley will always be a student of weather, and he never misses a chance to study what he loves doing most. Full story...
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Transportation crews working to restore NC Highway 12 by Christmas

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The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing its work to restore N.C. Highway 12 north of Rodanthe. Road crews temporarily closed the four-wheel drive route Thursday to remove damaged pavement and level the area in hopes to reopen the road to all traffic by Christmas. The emergency ferry route between Stumpy Point and Rodanthe remained open. 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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Residents worried about growing sinkhole in Castle Hayne neighborhood

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video All the rain yesterday is making a New Hanover County neighborhood's problem even bigger. Residents say a large sink hole is being ignored, and they're worried things will only get worse before they get better. Full story...
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North Brunswick Chamber loads up donations for Sandy victims

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video The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce is known for the work it does in the Cape Fear, but it's the work it's doing in the northeast, in New York and New Jersey, that is sure to give many a reason to give thanks this Thanksgiving. Full story...
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9-year-olds from Asheville sacrifice Christmas gifts for Hurricane Sandy victims

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video Two brothers from East Asheville are doing their part to help Superstorm Sandy victims. Full story...
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8-year-old sells cookies, donates to Hurricane Sandy relief

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An eight-year-old Girl Scout may have earned a merit badge in compassion after raising money for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Rileigh Pedersen of Wilmington raised more $208 selling homemade cookies to her neighbors to donate to the American Red Cross for disaster relief. Full story...
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