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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The National Hurricane Center has lifted the Tropical Storm Warning from Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties. Overall Sandy behaved much as we expected with rain 1-3" across the area, some minor coastal flooding, and winds gusting to 40-50 mph. Rainfall is over with now as the storm has passed to our north. Gusty winds will remain for a while; lasting through late Monday.

For a list of highest wind gusts and local rain totals, visit this link: NWS ILM Wind & Rain reports from Sandy

– Meteorologist Christina Anthony 


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  • Guest Reply

    No road blocks…but plenty of pot holes…and they were here long before this storm was just a puff of wind out at sea!
    The infrastructure here remains without substance…but the sea shells are fine.

  • beachbum7519

    Awesome! Ha

  • Tim Buckley

    No road blocks. If you want to get to the beach today, you’ll have no problems. It is, however, still very gusty as you would expect.

  • Wilmington Observer

    There seems to be more, Meteorologist, per capita, in Southeastern North Carolina, than anywhere else in the world!! Be safe everyone and remember, if you can’t see the road, don’t drive through that, flooded, street!!

    Wilmington Observer

  • Robin

    My daughter and I want to come and look for sea shells. We live in the Piedmont area. Can we get through or are there road blocks? We are the adventurous types:)


    RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Guest666

    Sandy is gonna pass, we are just getting heavy rain. The storm is not even together… the water is cooler too. Hopefully Snows Cut will be open so I can go to my Halloween parties!!!

  • Guest Reply

    Q: Hurricane Sandy: What can you expect?
    A: Higher Home Owners Insurance rates for 2013…just because they can!
    That means Wind and Hail rates too don’t forget. A double whammy!!

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