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Snow falling in western North Carolina

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It's snowing in western North Carolina. The National Weather Service reported snow falling in Asheville, Boone, Franklin and Jefferson early Wednesday morning. The weather service said heavy snow was possible in parts of the mountains. Full story...
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A relatively quiet hurricane season so far

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videoThe 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season packed lots of storms, but not much punch. Only two of the 13 named storms were hurricanes and one of which, Humberto, arrived historically late in the season and just sort of spun around in the Atlantic. Full story...
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NC inmates make soap for typhoon relief effort

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North Carolina's prison system is shipping more than half a million bars of soap made by inmates to the Philippines as part of the international relief effort following Typhoon Haiyan. Full story...
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Days after earliest snow, Wilmington sets record high temperature

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videoThe weather outside may not be frightful, but the ups and down in the last week alone have not been so delightful. Wilmington set a record low temperature of 29 degrees Wednesday morning And recorded the city's earliest snow ever. And less than a week later, today wilmington broke a record high temperature of 83 degrees. Full story...
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NC ski resorts make snow as cold weather sets in

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A pre-winter blast of cold weather has led ski resorts in western North Carolina to crank up their snow-making machines and open their slopes. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Temperature drops 35° and flakes fly; Earliest snow in Wilmington history

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videoAn impressive cold front brought huge changes to our weather. The temperature fell from 70 to the mid 30's and flakes flew the day after Vetarans Day for the first time in SE NC history. Full story...
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Woman in Philippines describes aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan

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videoDays after Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed through the Philippines, many people are still without power, food and water are scarce and medical supplies are quickly running out. But with communications finally back up in some areas, we were able to Skype with one Filipino woman who works for a North Carolina company about the ordeal. Full story...
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Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family

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videoEx-Marines Dustin and Andrea Bestul say spending a lot of time overseas in third world countries exposed them to idea of adopting. The family of eight adopted three kids from Ethiopia a few years back. Full story...
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WWAY NewsChannel 3 wins top honors in news, weather and sports in NC

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WWAY NewsChannel 3 has won Best Newscast in North Carolina in the NC Associated Press Broadcasters Awards. The station also took home top honors for weather and sports and several other categories from the AP. In all WWAY won 19 awards from the AP and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas, which were given out at the RTDNAC annual conference at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord. Full story...

Weather worries force changes to high school football schedule

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Concerns about the threat of severe weather tonight has forced changes to tonight's high school football schedule. Several games have moved up kick-off from the originally scheduled 7:30 p.m. or even moved the game to another night. Full story...
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Looking back at Sandy one year later

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videoOne year ago, Hurricane Sandy was churning off our coast. The storm brought us wind and rain before it set off on a deadly trail into the northeast. Full story...
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BY GEORGE: What really is a monsoon?

Most of us think of the “monsoon” season as the beginning of warm and wet weather from the previous season’s hot and dry period.  That is, the transition occurs in areas that

Karen dissipates to remnant low, Cold front taps into leftover moisture

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video Karen has fallen apart, but some leftover rain from the system is still likely in North Carolina by Monday. Full story...
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Climate panel: warming 'extremely likely' man-made

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A landmark report by an international scientific panel says it's "extremely likely" that human activity is the dominant cause of global warming. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: Fall weather outlook

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videoHe does it for hurricanes, and he also does it for the changing seasons. George Elliot stopped by to tell us his weather outlook for the rest of the year in Explore with George. Full story...
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