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Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 5:00pm.READ MORE:
The long holiday weekend means more time in the sand, and this summer there's more sand at Wrightsville Beach thanks to an off-season dredging project. But the threat of a tropical storm or hurricane off our coast could threaten all the work. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:27pm.READ MORE:
Along with tropical storms comes a higher rip current risk. Higher winds increase wave frequency creating stronger currents, which make the ocean dangerous for swimmers. Full story...
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Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:13pm.READ MORE:
The Fourth of July weekend is popular among boaters. But this year, the Coast Guard is urging mariners to stay off the water. As Tropical Storm Arthur approaches North Carolina, the Coast Guard says it is making preparations with FEMA, government officials, and the National Weather Service. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:52pm.READ MORE:
With beaches packed for the 4th of July holiday, Gov. Pat McCrory says he is concerned residents and visitors may underestimate Arthur's impact and advises an abundance of caution; echoing a warning he issued during last winter's ice storms. Full story...
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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Sat, 06/21/2014 - 6:30pm.READ MORE:
Stormfest prepared new residents for weather on Saturday. More than 600 people attended this year's event. This annual event at the Cape Fear Museum is used to raise awareness and increase preparedness on the science of weather. Full story...
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Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 4:04pm.READ MORE:
In some cases yard waste has been sitting out on Wilmington lawns for weeks. The city says the amount of yard debris has increased more than 60 percent this spring, but most of the trucks to pick it up have broken down. Full story...