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Recent rain means more mosquitoes, less chance to spray

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videoNew Hanover County Senior Environmental Health Program Specialist David Jenkins says the more rain we get, the more flooding we get, which causes more eggs to hatch. That, of course, means more mosquitoes taking that want to take a bite out of you. Full story...
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Rain putting damper on beach vacations

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videoThe rain continues to pour, and tourists are not happy about it getting in the way of their 4th of July vacations. Full story...
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All of NC out of drought, dry conditions for first time in three years

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videoFor the first time in more than three years, North Carolina is not experiencing drought or abnormally dry conditions, according to the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Full story...
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Days after storm, British boat still beached at Oak Island

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video Salvage crews at Oak Island have their hands full trying to remove a sailboat from the beach. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Andrea continues to weaken, pulls away from southeastern NC; Brunswick County tornado confirmed.

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Andrea is pulling away from the area, allowing a more typical summertime pattern to resume this weekend. Full story...
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Home damaged as tropical storm knocks down tree

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videoAs Andrea moves north, we are seeing some of the damage she left behind. Most of the damage has been minor, like tree branches scattered in yards and in the streets. But for some, the damage was much worse. Full story...
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Tropical Storm Andrea brings rain, wind, few problems to Pleasure Island

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videoPleasure Island is often hit hard by tropical storms. This time around, though, some of the usual trouble spots were basically trouble free as Tropical Storm Andrea, the first tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, rushed through North Carolina today. Full story...
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Ginger Zee sweetens National Donut Day at WWAY

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videoWhat a day it's been. Tropical Storm Andrea brought ABC Extreme Team meteorologist Ginger Zee to Pleasure Island just in time for National Donut Day. So of course she and her producer David Meyers stopped by Britt's Donuts. Full story...
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Andrea's approach cancels research trip to Blackbeard's shipwreck

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Tropical Storm Andrea may still be hundreds of miles away, but it started having an impact here in North Carolina early this morning. Full story...
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Surf City businesses, visitors ready to ride out Andrea

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Tourist season is in full swing with people from all over the country flocking to rental houses and hotels. Despite the change in the weather today, swimmers are still flocking to the beaches determined to make the most out of their vacations. Full story...
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Entertainment and fireworks canceled tonight at Carolina Beach

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The advance of Tropical Storm Andrea has washed out tonight's entertainment scheduled for the Carolina Beach Boardwalk. Full story...
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STORMTRACK 3: Heavy thunderstorms prompt flood warning

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An approaching front is tapping into a moist, unstable environment to produce widespread thunderstorms in southeastern NC through tonight. Full story...
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Blood in the Water: The Expedition Hurricane of 1861

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video"Blood in the Water" tells the story of an ill-fated naval expedition during the early days of the Civil War and helps get you ready for Hurricane Season 2013. Full story...
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NOAA predicts another busy hurricane season

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Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season. Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes. Full story...
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Local efforts aid Oklahoma tornado victims

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video Charities are working to provide relief efforts to people affected by the tornadoes in Oklahoma. The charity asks for financial donations to help the disaster relief to provide food, shelter and emotional support. They say they are working to mobilize volunteer resources. Full story...
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