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Rainy February continues, with nearly four inches of rain over the past week

Wilmington hasn't seen any snow so far this winter. But the Port City has seen more than its fair share of rain. 

Family lucky to be alive after tornado sends trees crashing into their home

An EF-3 tornado ripped through Brunswick County Monday night, killing at least three people and injuring 10 in the Ocean Ridge Plantation Neighborhood. Just down the road, one family is lucky to be alive after the tornado knocked multiple trees on their home.

American Red Cross helping those impacted by Brunswick County tornado

The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross is on the ground helping those impacted by the overnight tornado that killed three people and damaged dozens of homes in southern Brunswick County.

PHOTOS: Destruction, clean-up at Ocean Ridge Plantation following deadly tornado

Three people were killed and several others injured when a tornado leveled homes near Ocean Isle Beach. 

At least 3 dead as temperatures plunge across southern Plains

At least three deaths have been linked to a massive weather system that's bringing snow, sleet and freezing rain to the southern Plains and spreading across the Ohio Valley and into the Northeast.

Major winter storm moves from Midwest to East Coast to start week

Over 100 million Americans were under winter weather alerts Sunday from Minnesota to Maine as a major winter storm continues to track eastward.

Emergency shelter opens for homeless in Wilmington as temperatures drop

Temperatures are rapidly dropping across the Cape Fear, meaning those without homes could be in danger.

Pender County Schools: Two-hour delay for in-person and remote learners

Pender County Schools will start class on a two-hour delay Thursday, January 28, due to weather conditions.

Bladen County Schools closed Friday, 3 other districts on 2 hour delay

Columbus County Schools will operate on a 2 hour delay for students on Friday due to the potential for flooded roads.

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Town of Shallotte could pay more to buy water

A town document estimates that a household or business who uses less than 6000 gallons the user will see their bi-monthly bill jump from $35.98 to $50.14.

Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

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.