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Archive for October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy behaving as exepcted

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect. The center of Sandy will pass east of the WWAY viewing area on Sunday. As expected, no landfall will occur in southeastern NC. Here’s the forecast:

Coastal Counties:

Sunday Morning- Rain showers possible early in coastal counties, with winds out of the N at 25-35 mph (with a few gusts over 45 mph)

Sunday Afternoon- Becoming partly sunny, with winds out of the north at 20-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph)

Sunday Night- Partly cloudy, with winds out of the NNW at 15-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph)

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Coastal Winds/Seas:

Seas will peak around 8-10 feet near the beaches early Sunday. Farther offshore, seas will peak around 9 to 14 feet. Beyond 20 nautical miles offshore, seas will peak around 27 feet.

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Inland Counties:

Mostly cloudy skies through mid-day Sunday with a 20% chance of shower. Partly sunny by afternoon. Winds will be out of the NNW at 20-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph).

 

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Cape Fear Fair and Expo closed Sunday

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

The Cape Fear Fair and Expo will be closed Sunday due to the windy and rainy conditions from Hurricane Sandy.

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Cancellations and Delays: 34 reported

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Click here to see a list of cancellations and delays due to threat of Hurricane Sandy.

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Wilmington Red Cross workers head up north for Sandy

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

The American Red Cross sent disaster workers from Wilmington into the northern portion of North Carolina to get ready for Hurricane Sandy.

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FLOODING: Canal Drive closed again in Carolina Beach

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Canal Drive in Carolina Beach was already flooded Saturday morning from storm impacts of Sandy.

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