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      • Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Duck, NC

        Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Duck, NC

        Saturday, July 22 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:44:49 GMT
        Coast Guard suspends search Saturday for missing man off our coast (Source: WECT)Coast Guard suspends search Saturday for missing man off our coast (Source: WECT)

         The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina, at 9:45 p.m. Saturday.   The Coast Guard stated in a release that they began searching when Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck, North Carolina. Coast Guard assets involved in the search were MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter cre...

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         The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina, at 9:45 p.m. Saturday.   The Coast Guard stated in a release that they began searching when Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck, North Carolina. Coast Guard assets involved in the search were MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter cre...

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      • Coast Guard medavacs man from Navy Ship off our coast

        Coast Guard medavacs man from Navy Ship off our coast

        Saturday, July 22 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:37:16 GMT
        Coast Guard medavacs man from Navy Ship 400 miles off the coast of Wilmington Saturday (Source: WECT)Coast Guard medavacs man from Navy Ship 400 miles off the coast of Wilmington Saturday (Source: WECT)
        The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a U.S. Navy supply vessel 160 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard stated in a release that at 3:05 p.m. on Friday, watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the Navy vessel NAWC 38 that a 60-year-old male crew member was in need of medical care 400 miles southeast of Wilmington. The ship’s master reported that the man had been found...More >>
        The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a U.S. Navy supply vessel 160 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Saturday. The Coast Guard stated in a release that at 3:05 p.m. on Friday, watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the Navy vessel NAWC 38 that a 60-year-old male crew member was in need of medical care 400 miles southeast of Wilmington. The ship’s master reported that the man had been found...More >>
      • First Alert Forecast: triple-digit heat index values to close the weekend

        First Alert Forecast: triple-digit heat index values to close the weekend

        Saturday, July 22 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:50:20 GMT
        The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for southeastern North Carolina as the index may reach up to 109 Saturday and Sunday afternoon. (Source: WECT)The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for southeastern North Carolina as the index may reach up to 109 Saturday and Sunday afternoon. (Source: WECT)

        A hot high pressure ridge remains on-schedule to deliver a heat wave this weekend. Plan to stay rested, hydrated, and neighborly - people and pets!

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        A hot high pressure ridge remains on-schedule to deliver a heat wave this weekend. Plan to stay rested, hydrated, and neighborly - people and pets!

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