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Fall color frames Looking Glass Rock, just outside of Asheville. (Photo: ExploreAsheville.org)
2 days ago
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Blue Ridge Parkway expects this weekend to be busiest

Drivers seeking fall-colored leaves should expect this weekend to be the busiest on a scenic road that runs through the Appalachian Mountains from North Carolina to Virginia.
3 days ago
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Winter Outlook: What forecasters predict for upcoming season

Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center released the U.S. Winter Outlook Thursday.
Halley's Comet
5 days ago
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LOOK UP: 2017 Orionid Meteor shower peaks this weekend

It's time for another meteor shower! Watch little bits of Halley's Comet streak by during the Orionid shower this weekend.
2 weeks ago
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A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast

Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series of hurricanes that hit the southern U.S. and Caribbean in recent weeks.
2 weeks ago
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Pender County church closer to reopening for worship one year after Hurricane Matthew

Tomorrow marks one year since Hurricane Matthew made its mark in southeastern North Carolina. Hurricane Matthew destroyed many homes and business, but with other communities reaching out to those in need one house of worship is almost done being restored.
2 weeks ago
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US Gulf Coast braces for fast-approaching Hurricane Nate

Rainfall from fast-moving Hurricane Nate lashed southeast Louisiana on Saturday afternoon as the storm headed for an evening landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast and residents in vulnerable, low-lying areas fled.
Lu Mil Vineyard
2 weeks ago
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Relatively quiet summer yields sweet muscadine grape season

Good news in our local wine industry! Mother Nature brought just the right conditions this summer for area wineries to have a profitable season.
2 weeks ago
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Science Says: Era of monster hurricanes roiling the Atlantic

The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record.