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The Latest: Nestor brings rain, tornado warnings to Georgia

Nestor has begun moving through Georgia as a post-tropical cyclone that could bring isolated flash floods. The National Hurricane Center said Nestor's maximum sustained winds had decreased to about 40 mph (65 kph) as it reached the Florida-Georgia border Saturday afternoon. Its tropical-storm-force winds extended outward to 240 miles (390 kilometers). The storm is expected to drop 1 to 3 inches of rain in spots as it moves through Georgia and into the Carolinas on Sunday before exiting into the Atlantic Ocean.

NC native, NOAA storm surge scientist awarded Service to America medal

Jamie R. Rhome with NOAA’s National Hurricane Center has been awarded the prestigious Service to America medal for his pioneering work in forecasting and warning the public about the deadly and destructive inundation of water associated with a hurricane’s storm surge. 

Swimmers warned to avoid ocean due to Hurricane Lorenzo

The National Weather Service is warning swimmers in North Carolina to avoid the Atlantic Ocean because of rip currents created by Hurricane Lorenzo.

BUSY TROPICS: Humberto, Imelda, and TD 10 spin in the Atlantic basin

The National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Humberto is posing a stronger threat to Bermuda and confirms two other tropical systems have developed in the Atlantic basin.

Governor Cooper orders emergency measures for storm readiness, urges North Carolinians to prepare now for Dorian

By Executive Order today, Governor Roy Cooper lifted restrictions on transportation to ensure critical needs like fuel, medicine and water can get to those affected by Hurricane Dorian if it hits North Carolina. The Order also lifts restrictions on equipment needed to repair utilities and remove debris so those tools are easier to mobilize after the storm.

FEMA: Gulf, East coast can still prepare for hurricanes

FEMA and the National Flood Insurance Program are urging people on the Gulf and East coasts to act now to prepare for hurricane season and buy flood insurance.

NOAA predicts 9-15 named storms in 2019 hurricane season

The 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin starts June 1, and now we have an idea of how many tropical systems forecasters are expecting this year.

First system of 2019 Atlantic hurricane season forms

Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, has formed hundred miles southwest of Bermuda.

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damage

Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three Southeastern states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes, a report from the National Hurricane Center said Friday.

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Colorado school district investigating claims that teachers taped masks to students’ faces

School officials are investigating allegations that some students were made to tape their masks to their faces.

Sunset Beach councilwoman resigns during meeting over ‘lack of transparency’ and ‘skewed ethics’

Sunset Beach Town Councilwoman Jan Harris dramatically announced her resignation from the council Tuesday morning effective immediately.

Video captures dozens of sharks feeding below Surf City pier

While we all know sharks live in the ocean, capturing a close encounter with them is a neat experience.

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher adding new otters to exhibit

The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher will soon expand its otter exhibit.