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TWO YEARS AGO: Hurricane Florence drops feet of rain in Cape Fear

Monday marks the two-year anniversary when Hurricane Florence came ashore near Wrightsville Beach.

From heat to snow: Rocky Mountains see 60-degree plunge

Summer has come to an abrupt halt in parts of the Rocky Mountains as temperatures reaching into the 90s have plunged by around 60 degrees in less than 24 hours.

Tropical Storm Omar forms off North Carolina’s coast

Tropical Storm Omar has formed off the U.S. East Coast as Tropical Storm Nana approaches the coast of Central America.

Forecasters predict Nana to hit Central America as hurricane

Tropical Storm Nana is now forecast to be a hurricane as it approaches the coast of Central America.

Experts predict warmer and wetter fall season in the Cape Fear

Are you ready for the cool, crisp fall weather? You may have to wait a bit longer for that here in the Cape Fear as weather experts are predicting a warmer than usual fall season.

Laura blasts Gulf Coast with wind, rain and wall of seawater

Laura is now a Category 1 hurricane headed toward Arkansas, where an unusual tropical storm warning was issued for much of the state.

Laura gains strength, could bring ‘unsurvivable’ storm surge

Laura has strengthened into a menacing Category 4 hurricane. The storm's power is raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters say would be “unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities on the Texas and Louisiana coast.

Evacuations ordered as Hurricane Laura aims at US coast

More than half a million people have been ordered to evacuate the Texas and Louisiana coasts ahead of Hurricane Laura.

Marco collapses, sets stage for Laura to hit US as hurricane

Tropical Storm Marco is falling apart as it nears the Louisiana coast, but its mirror image, Laura, is just behind it and forecasters now fear it could become a major hurricane.

2 Caribbean storms pose potential hurricane threat to US

Tropical Storm Laura has formed in the eastern Caribbean and forecasters say it could pose a hurricane threat to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Pender County to host hurricane preparedness drive-thru expo this weekend

Pender Long Term Recovery Group will host a Hurricane Preparedness Drive-Thru Expo this weekend at two locations.

Death Valley’s brutal 130 degrees may be record if verified

Death Valley reported a temperature of 130 degrees amid a blistering heat wave.

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National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

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Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.