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11:24 am on Wednesday August 1, 2012

Welcome to August, the real start of 2012's hurricane season

Image by NOAAAugust is the second, meaner start the annual hurricane season. Though the 2012 season isn't expected to be much outside of normal, we've been trekking through the quiet months and already we've had a couple come-earlies, see: Beryl, ...
10:14 am on Wednesday August 1, 2012

Welcome to August, the real start of 2012's hurricane season

NOAA August is the second, meaner start the annual hurricane season. Though the 2012 season isn't expected to be much outside of normal, we've been trekking through the quiet months and already we've had a couple come-earlies, see: Beryl, Debby. But...
8:17 am on Sunday May 20, 2012

Media round-up: Mixed reports on spring bike rallies

Flickr user Mike After months of commotion and anticipation, another spring rally is behind us. Was all the time we spent preparing (or dreading in some locals' cases) worth it? A couple of different reports and perspectives give us the impression...
7:42 am on Sunday May 20, 2012

First tropical storm of 2012: Alberto; Surfer's delight & rip current danger

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for our area as Tropical Storm Alberto makes his way alongside our coast. Alberto is projected to pass by us in the next 24 or so hours. Be careful if you plan on hitting the water...
8:00 am on Friday August 5, 2011

Hurricane season 2011 expected to be even busier

Image by NOAA Tropical Storm Emily as seen on August 3 — the storm is expected to be one of many this season.After first estimating 12 to 18 named storms for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA is upping the estimate.  NOAA issued the updated...
7:33 am on Friday August 5, 2011

Hurricane season 2011 expected to be even busier

NOAA Tropical Storm Emily as seen on August 3 — the storm is expected to be one of many this season. After first estimating 12 to 18 named storms for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA is upping the estimate.  NOAA issued the updated season...
4:00 am on Friday August 5, 2011

Hurricane season 2011 expected to be busy

NOAA Tropical Storm Emily as seen on August 3 — the storm is expected to be one of many this season. After first estimating 12 to 18 named storms for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA is upping the estimate.  NOAA issued the updated season...
3:52 am on Wednesday June 1, 2011

Hurricane season kicks off today, and the NOAA says it'll be a busy one

Image by Flickr user kakelaUpdate June 1: Today marks the beginning of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season and it is expected to be a busy one for sure. NOAA is forecasting 12-18 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major storms category three or...
9:47 am on Thursday May 26, 2011

Island Packet recalls Beaufort's hurricane history, including 1959's Gracie

Flickr user kakela This time of year brings the hurricane season and with it, a host of special sections in area newspapers and on websites reminding people of the dangers of these storms and how to be prepared. The Charlotte Observer's Hurricane...
10:03 am on Saturday May 21, 2011

NOAA's 2011 hurricane forecast is in, and they say it'll be busy, too

Flickr user kakela The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the 2011 hurricane outlook report Thursday and are predicting an above-normal hurricane season this year. Hurricane season officially kicks off on June 1st for the...

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