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Tropical system departs, but dangerous rip currents still possible, National Weather Service says

Even though the tropical weather system Claudette has moved away from the coast, swimmers still need to be aware of possibly dangerous ocean conditions, according to authorities.

Tropical Storm Claudette brings rain, floods to Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm watch for parts of the North Carolina coast, saying tropical storm conditions could affect the area by Sunday night or Monday.

WATCH: Storms dropping hail across the Cape Fear; Severe Thunderstorm Watch through this evening

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The National Weather Service has placed the entire Cape Fear under a severe thunderstorm watch through 7:00 pm today. The main...

Hurricane Expo held at the Leland Town Cultural Arts Center to prepare the public for another active season

The town of Leland hosted its inaugural Hurricane Expo Saturday at the Cultural Arts Center from 10:00 until 2:00. 

World’s first ocean drones to track real-time data in middle of hurricanes

With the help of game-changing new drones, they'll be able to venture into depths they've never gone before, right into the eye of the hurricanes.

2021 Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins today

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is projecting another above average hurricane season this year. 

Record-cold temperatures Memorial Day weekend

Periods of heavy rain and well below-average temperatures continue to grip parts of the Northeast this Memorial Day weekend.

Farmers seeing recent hail storm’s impact on blueberry crop

This year's blueberry season began with a devastating hail storm in the state.

Experts predict busy Atlantic storm season but not like 2020

Forecasters expect yet another busy Atlantic hurricane season this year, but they say it won't be as crazy as 2020.

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New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.

Tips to keeping your heart healthy at any age

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. But Cape Fear Heart Associates doctor George McLeod has tips to improve your heart health. 

Mystery solved: Offshore vessel identified by Northstar Marina

We have an update on a story we brought you yesterday. The mystery of the strange barge near access four has finally been solved.