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Cape Fear Fair & Expo keeping eye on Sandy forecast
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 3:23pm.

video Organizers at the Cape Fear Fair & Expo are keeping a close watch on how Hurricane Sandy impacts the weather this weekend. For now, though, the fair is scheduled to be open tonight for Midnight Madness, which runs until 2 a.m.

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Wrightsville Beach takes Sandy threat in stride
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 3:10pm.

video just when you thought Hurricane Season was winding down, the tropics flare up. But are people along the Cape Fear coast really worried about Hurricane Sandy?

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Hybrid of Sandy, winter storm threatens East Coast
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 8:20am.

Federal forecasters warn that much of the eastern US has a good chance for several sloppy days of weather mayhem early next week. They predict heavy rain or snow, persistent gale-force winds, storm surge and flooding from an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm.

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This Day in NC History: Hurricane Hazel makes landfall
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 9:22am.

On October 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall at Long Beach. The storm’s arrival in North Carolina occurred on a full moon high tide, maximizing impact of the storm surge on the barrier beaches of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle, Holden Beach, Long Beach, Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail Island.

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NWS final storm report: multiple tornadoes in southeastern NC
Submitted by Jerry Jackson on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 7:37pm.

The National Weather Service officially confirmed the touchdown of three tornadoes in southeastern North Carolina on Monday.

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Death Valley recognized as world's hottest spot
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/14/2012 - 9:17am.

An international team of weather experts has named California's Death Valley the world's hottest place. The World Meteorological Organization says the title comes after it investigated a long-held record from El Azizia, Libya, and found that an inexperienced weather observer recorded the temperature incorrectly.

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Democrats move Obama speech inside because of weather; Republicans not so sure
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Wed, 09/05/2012 - 10:05am.

videoPresident Barack Obama will not talk to a football stadium full of supporters this time around. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced this morning that the president's acceptance speech scheduled for Thursday night at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium will move indoors because of the threat of severe weather.

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Wet weather leads to myriad mushrooms
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 3:29pm.

video You may have noticed there is a fungus among us, and it could be taking over your yard. Weather conditions in recent weeks have contributed to this mushroom mania in the Cape Fear Region.

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Carolinas gas prices up sharply because of Isaac
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 12:12pm.

AAA Carolinas reports Hurricane Isaac has caused the sharpest overnight spike in gas prices in the Carolinas since Hurricane Katrina seven years ago.

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