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First Alert Tropical Update

Summary: Tropical Storm Fred has formed just off the west coast of Africa with winds of 65 mph. The storm is still well away from the U.S. a…

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Falling Sky: The Story of Hurricane Fran

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – WNCT 9 First Alert Weather presents Falling Sky: The Story of Hurricane Fran. If you missed it Friday and Saturday…

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How a hurricane forms

Well every year, in the summer and in the fall we have to think about hurricanes and we know that they can affect Eastern North Carolina but…

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Hurricane supply checklist

A tropical storm or hurricane threatens the North Carolina coast and what you do before the storm hits could end up saving your life. Being …

Saffir-Simpson Scale

Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

Most everyone has heard of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale in one fashion or another. Meteorologists use the Saffir-Simpson Scale to…

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A look back at Hurricane Floyd

In 1999, everyone in the east during late August and September will never forget two tropical cyclones that redefined flood plains and left …

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A look back at Hurricane Hazel

When it comes to hurricane intensity in North Carolina, there is one storm by which all are measured- and no, it isn’t Hurricane Floyd. It’s…

Hurricane Isabel

A look back at Hurricane Isabel

Hurricane Isabel struck the North Carolina coast as a Category 2 hurricane on September 18, 2003. Isabel started like many other storms, as …

AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

Police investigate motive of man accused of ambushing Texas officer as he filled patrol car HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators were trying to dete…

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On-Air Ambush: How the killings of a TV crew unfolded on the air in front of horrified viewers The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV rep…

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Rival Koreas restart talks in effort to pull back from brink and threats of war PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — For the moment, North and Sout…

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