Falling Sky: The Story of Hurricane Fran

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – 2016 marks 20 years since Hurricane Fran made landfall in eastern North Carolina. WNCT 9 First Alert Weather prese…

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…

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 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…

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 …

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…

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 …

After Matthew: When the waters rise again

SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – Floyd was supposed to be the big one, the only flood like it that we’d see in our lifetime. Then just 17 years late…

Hurricane Preparedness Week kicks off

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) – Hurricane season officially starts June 1, but the weeks leading up to the season are a prime time to get ready for w…