Mars, Venus, and the moon: An early morning mid-October trio

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Early risers will get a nice treat the mornings of October 16 and 17, 2017. Venus appears in the eastern sky next to the moon both mornings about an hour before sunrise, which will be around 7:17 a.m. both mornings. Mars will be visible too but much fainter than Venus and the moon, making it tougher to see. To see Mars, it’s best to look in the eastern sky about 90 minutes before sunrise. The bow of the waning crescent moon points in the direction of sunrise and also the path the moon will take in…

Forecasts showing Hurricane Irma slamming into the U.S. bogus at this point

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – You may or may not have seen forecasts for Hurricane Irma like the one above. They look a lot like a typical track…