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Assumptions about hurricane season face winds of change

With warmer waters and earlier storms, the Atlantic hurricane season seems to be changing and so are some assumptions about it.

Hurricanes complete the two game sweep of the Florida Panthers

Martin Necas scored 1:59 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Monday night. Brett Pesce and Vincent Trochek also scored for the Hurricanes, who won their second straight at Florida.

Tropical cyclones are nearing land more, except in Atlantic

A new study finds that tropical cyclones around the globe are getting closer to land than previously, except for Atlantic hurricanes.

Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

Charleston, South Carolina has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season.

Hurricanes stay stronger longer after landfall than in past

A new study finds that hurricanes are staying stronger longer after striking land than they did decades ago, and that means more destruction inland.

State insurance officials set up disaster readiness centers in Wilmington

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set up the first in a series of Disaster Readiness Centers with the goal of making sure North Carolinians are ready for storms and other natural disasters.

SC officials: Hurricane response in outbreak ‘good question’

With the start of the Atlantic hurricane season less than two months away, officials in South Carolina say they don’t yet have a good plan in place if a storm hits during the new coronavirus outbreak, particularly for people who may potentially be displaced from their homes in the aftermath.

CSU predicts above average activity for 2020 hurricane season

As the world battles the coronavirus crisis, researchers are warning of a potentially active Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, which kicks off June 1 through the end of November.

College students examine hurricane effects on mental health in North Carolina

A univerisity research team is studying the effects of hurricanes on mental health throughout coastal North Carolina.

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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

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After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.