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Study: People fear male-named hurricanes more

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Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? A new study finds that people are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a feminine name than a masculine one. Full story...
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Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

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The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts - but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see. Full story...
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Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

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Federal forecasters are predicting a slower than usual hurricane season this year because of an expected El Niño system. Full story...
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Congress extends Carolina Beach renourishment funding

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videoBeach renourishment at Carolina Beach will continue to get federal help through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-7th District) announced overnight. Full story...
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NC scientists to issue 30-year sea level forecast

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videoA North Carolina commission has decided to ask scientists to only make a 30-year prediction of how fast the ocean will rise off the state's coast. Full story...
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