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Last month was the hottest June on record for the lower 48 states

A little over 15% of the United States observed all-time record high temperatures last month, the highest NOAA has ever reported.

National Weather Service unveils new rip current model system

Summer is almost here, and with it come trips to the beach. Rip currents are one of the biggest hazards facing beach-goers, claiming several lives in the state each year. 

Want to become a storm spotter? NWS to hold series of virtual SKYWARN training

The National Weather Service office in Wilmington will be holding a series of virtual SKYWARN training and weather safety presentations through March.

NWS addresses concerns over lack of warning time ahead of EF-3 twister

Monday night's devastating storm formed in a matter of minutes, claiming lives and destroying homes.

NWS report: EF-3 twister tracks across 22 miles of Brunswick County

New information has been released about a tornado that ripped through Brunswick County late Monday night, killing three people.

Daylight shows the extent of destruction left behind by destructive tornado

The tornado that struck a portion of Brunswick County Tuesday morning left a path of destruction through the woods and into the Ocean Ridge Plantation. 

Tornado leaves path of destruction in Alabama, killing 1

Search and rescue efforts continue in Alabama, where officials say a tornado killed a 14-year-old boy sheltering with his family in the basement of their home.

Doppler radar in Shallotte undergoes upgrades to increase its longevity

The National Weather Service office in Wilmington is making upgrades to the Doppler radar located in Shallotte.

Snow, ice expected in parts of South, with storms in others

Forecasters say a storm system will bring snow to some parts of the South and potentially severe thunderstorms to others.

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Some struggle with Myrtle Beach heat, while Midwesterners want to move here because of it

Whether they knew it or not, vacationers in downtown Myrtle Beach braved the area’s hottest day of 2021 Friday, with a heat index expected to reach 110.

After board member tests positive for Covid-19, New Hanover school board to meet virtually

The release didn't say which board member tested positive or who had potentially been exposed.

Distress Bandannas being sold to help raise funds for teen driver safety talks

Teen driver safety is a big concern for many parents of new drivers around the Cape Fear. One organization is setting out to tackle the issue and raise awareness for the cause. 

Pair tried to rob someone at knifepoint in Myrtle Beach, police say

Two people allegedly tried to rob someone at knifepoint Friday in Myrtle Beach, according to warrants.