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Hurricane Preparedness

"Unsafe" portion of Downtown Riverwalk closing

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videoOn Tuesday night, city staff announced that they will be blocking off about half a block of the downtown riverwalk as they make some much needed repairs to the wooden planks. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune holding hurricane preparedness town hall meeting

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Camp Lejeune officials are encouraging military members, civilian employees and families to attend a town hall meeting about being prepared for hurricane season. Full story...
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NC officials warn of hurricane impact inland

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State officials are reminding North Carolina residents that hurricanes don't limit their damage to the coast and that even a smaller storm or one that doesn't make landfall can cause damage. Full story...
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Man kayaks for local disaster relief

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video While some Red Cross volunteers are making their way back from Oklahoma, one man is traveling home after 12 days on the water where he aimed to make a difference from the inside of his kayak. Full story...
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New Red Cross mobile app aims to help before, during, after hurricane

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video Our coastal community is no stranger to severe weather. Although Hurricane Season has been quiet so far, we're heading into the most active months. That's why the Red Cross launched a new free mobile app Wednesday all about keeping you safe. Full story...
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NCSU researchers predict average hurricane season

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Researchers at North Carolina State University are predicting a relatively average hurricane season, but say even minor storms can still cause serious problems when they make landfall. Full story...
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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows

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Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows. Full story...
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Some prepare for possible storm, but no panic

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video Our storm track three meteorologists have been telling us all week about the storm that may head toward the Cape Fear Coast this weekend. Although the storm may stay far off shore, some folks say it's better to be safe than sorry. Full story...
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Welcome to Hurricane Season 2011

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Confusing conditions as hurricane season starts. Full story...
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NC residents urged to prepare for hurricane season

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North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says residents should take this week to get prepared for hurricane season that starts next month. Full story...
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