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VIDEO: Light snow falls along parts of the Outer Banks

It's not something you see every day at the beaches in North Carolina, but light snow started falling Monday morning in the Outer Banks.

NC mountains having an unusually long fall color season

By the time Halloween comes around in the North Carolina mountains, in most years, the trees are barren and the temperatures have chilled. Not so much this year.

Top 10 must-visit places in North Carolina for fall colors

It’s always hard to gauge exactly when the fall foliage will begin to change in the Carolinas. Peak leaf season can hit almost anytime, as early as September and as late as mid-November.

Autumn falls into color at Grandfather Mountain

As the Blue Ridge Mountains begin to burst with fall color, Grandfather Mountain invites leaf-lookers to see the brilliant change from one of the best leaf-looking destinations in the South.

Grandfather Mountain roars past recent wind record

A new wind speed record has been set at Grandfather Mountain, topping a record that's less than two weeks old.

Blown Away! Grandfather Mountain sets new wind speed record

Around 4 a.m. on Feb. 13, 2019, the nonprofit nature park’s weather recording station at the Mile High Swinging Bridge registered a three-second gust of 121.3 miles per hour.

Grandfather Mountain sets record gust of 120 mph

Last week's storm included a record wind gust for Grandfather Mountain. Officials at the mountain say the wind gusted to 120.7 mph for three seconds last Friday. That broke the record three-second gust of 114.7 mph set on Jan. 26, 2011.

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Local organizations team up to pick up trash surrounding the Riverfront Park in Wilmington

Dozens of volunteers coming out to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington to clean up trash, hoping to encourage others to be aware of where they dump their trash after large events at the venue.