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  • Hurricane survival checklist

    Hurricane survival checklist

    If a storm was headed your way tomorrow, would you be prepared? It's important to have a kit stored in your home with items to keep your family safe during a disaster.

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    If a storm was headed your way tomorrow, would you be prepared? It's important to have a kit stored in your home with items to keep your family safe during a disaster.

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  • Hurricane Preparedness Week: Updating your insurance

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 11:47 AM EDT2016-05-18 15:47:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 18 2016 8:28 PM EDT2016-05-19 00:28:50 GMT

    Hurricane Preparedness Week is your time to prepare for a potential land-falling tropical storm or hurricane. Officials are reminding you that updating your insurance is an important part of preparing.

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    Hurricane Preparedness Week is your time to prepare for a potential land-falling tropical storm or hurricane. Officials are reminding you that updating your insurance is an important part of preparing.

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  • Hurricane Season 2016: a letter to the Cape Fear Region

    Hurricane Season 2016: a letter to the Cape Fear Region

    Jun 01, 2016 11:22 AM2016-06-01 15:22:00 GMT

    It's officially the first day of hurricane season. Are you weather aware? Be sure to watch WECT News at 5:30 to learn how to stay vigilant this hurricane season. Take part in the Hurricane Special by joining members of the First Alert Weather Team at Walgreens in Whiteville (803 N JK Powell Ave) from 4-6:30 p.m. for the first Weather Alert Wednesday of the season. 

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    It's officially the first day of hurricane season. Are you weather aware? Be sure to watch WECT News at 5:30 to learn how to stay vigilant this hurricane season. Take part in the Hurricane Special by joining members of the First Alert Weather Team at Walgreens in Whiteville (803 N JK Powell Ave) from 4-6:30 p.m. for the first Weather Alert Wednesday of the season. 

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  • Looking back at Hurricanes Bertha and Fran 20 years later

    Looking back at Hurricanes Bertha and Fran 20 years later

    Jun 01, 2016 10:32 PM2016-06-02 02:32:00 GMT

    I has now been 20 years since the historic 1996 hurricane season in southeast North Carolina.

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    I has now been 20 years since the historic 1996 hurricane season in southeast North Carolina.

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  • Atlantic storm names: The 'A' storms

    Atlantic storm names: The 'A' storms

    Tuesday, May 31 2016 3:47 PM EDT2016-05-31 19:47:04 GMT

    No Hurricane Survival Guide would be complete without the list of tropical storm and hurricane names. Is your name on the list? 

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    No Hurricane Survival Guide would be complete without the list of tropical storm and hurricane names. Is your name on the list? 

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  • How do hurricanes form?

    How do hurricanes form?

    All hurricanes start as tropical disturbances, which are areas of unsettled weather or thunderstorms in the tropics. The storms will begin to become a little more organized and spin, this is known as aMore >>
    All hurricanes start as tropical disturbances, which are areas of unsettled weather or thunderstorms in the tropics.More >>
  • Hurricane climatology

    Hurricane climatology

    Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November and, within that span, average hurricane activity tends to follow a "bell curve" shape: - The least active months for hurricanes are on the edges ofMore >>
    Atlantic hurricane season runs from June to November and, within that span, average hurricane activity tends to follow a "bell curve" shape.More >>
  • Hurricane evacuation: where to head?

    Hurricane evacuation: where to head?

    If you opt to evacuate for an approaching hurricane, your direction of travel should hinge on the forecast track of the storm. Most hurricanes approach southeastern North Carolina directly from the southMore >>
    If you opt to evacuate for an approaching hurricane, your direction of travel should hinge on the forecast track of the storm.More >>
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