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Power being restored in North Carolina

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Crews are repairing power lines across North Carolina as cold weather grips the state. Full story...
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North Carolina Zoo closing Tuesday because of cold

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The North Carolina Zoo will be closed on Tuesday because of the bitter cold weather expected in the state. Zoo director David Jones said the decision to close Tuesday is based on concern for visitors and staff. Full story...
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UPDATE: Coast Guard rescues five from sailboat off Bald Head Island

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The Coast Guard successfully rescued five people Friday from a disabled sailboat about 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island. Full story...
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Tim Buckley says goodbye; Leaving for a new job in Greensboro

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"Good Morning Carolina" Meteorologist Tim Buckley says goodbye as he heads to a new job at WFMY-TV in Greensboro. He'll be the weekend meteorologist at the CBS affiliate. His last day at WWAY NewsChannel 3 is today. Full story...
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YEAR IN REVIEW 2013: A look at the big stories in news, weather and sports

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videoA summer of gang violence. Police shootings. A leader who can't stay out of the spotlight or the courtroom. 2013 has been another big year for news in the Cape Fear. Full story...
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EXPLORE WITH GEORGE: January weather outlook

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videoThe holiday season has come and gone and the New Year is right around the corner. But what kind of weather will the first month of the year hold? George Elliott stopped by to give us his weather predictions in Explore with George. Full story...
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Quiet season leaves hurricane tracker hoping for active winter

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videoAtlantic Hurricane Season officially ended this weekend with a total of 13 named storms. Only two of them were hurricanes. The season left Wilmington-based hurricane tracker Mark Sudduth without any new data. Full story...
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Travelers deal with rain and snow on the way to the Cape Fear

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videoThe storm that swept across the country this week caused quite a mess for people who flew or drove to get to family. While weather wasn't too bad Wednesday in the Cape Fear, it wasn't easy for some people to get here to celebrate Thanksgiving. Full story...
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National Weather Service confirms tornado in Atlantic Beach

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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Atlantic Beach. It was an EF2 tornado, and had wind speeds between 111 to 135 mph, according to the NWS. Full story...
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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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