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Friday, September 17, 2021
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2 tropical storms, Paulette and Rene, form in the Atlantic

Two tropical storms have formed in the Atlantic Ocean, including Rene, which formed off the coast of West Africa.

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.

Tropical Storm Josephine forms in the central Atlantic Ocean

Tropical Storm Josephine has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, making it the earliest “J-named” storm in a record-setting hurricane season.

Tropical storm warning issued for Puerto Rico, Caribbean

Forecasters have issued a tropical storm warning for Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean as officials expect a disturbance in the Atlantic to soon strengthen into a tropical storm.

Tropical Storm Hanna strengthens slightly; Gonzalo looms

The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Hanna has strengthened as it moves slowly west toward the Texas coastline. Forecasters are warning of heavy rain, rough waters and strong winds.

Tropical Storm Gonzalo forms, the Atlantic’s earliest ‘G’

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

Pre-season tropical development possible later this week

An area of low pressure could take on some tropical characteristics as it develops off the Southeast coast going into this weekend. 

Tropical Storm Sebastien strengthens, no land threat

Tropical Storm Sebastien has formed in the Atlantic but is expected to stay over open waters.

Tropical storm heads to Gulf coast as rain douses Southeast

Storms with heavy rains doused the drought-parched South on Friday, prompting alerts for floods and tornadoes as two new tropical storms formed offshore, including one in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Anderson Elementary, Murray Middle, and Ashley High schools were placed under a brief lockdown Friday morning.

New Hanover County reports record-high COVID-19 deaths in the past week

New Hanover County Public Health officials reported 37 deaths from COVID-19 over the past week, bringing the total number of county residents who have died from COVID-19 to 250.

Road closed for pipe work in Duplin County

The N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduled to close a section of Durwood Evans Road in Duplin County for maintenance next week.

Judge blocks NC law provision aimed at farm workers’ union

North Carolina’s only farm worker union is pleased despite mixed decisions so far from federal courts about a 2017 law it says obstructs mostly Latino field hands organizing for better benefits and conditions.