Hurricane Preparedness http://whqr.org en Carolinas to see above-normal temps this spring http://whqr.org/post/carolinas-see-above-normal-temps-spring <p></p><p>As National Flood Safety Week draws to a close, the predictions for spring are here.&nbsp; Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:14:53 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 33630 at http://whqr.org Carolinas to see above-normal temps this spring NC Homeowners' insurance rates to rise July 1st http://whqr.org/post/nc-homeowners-insurance-rates-rise-july-1st <p>Homeowners’ insurance rates are going up in North Carolina&nbsp; effective July 1<sup>st</sup>.&nbsp; &nbsp;Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin says the actual increase is less than half of what insurance companies requested.&nbsp;</p><p>And while barrier islands in North Carolina will see the biggest hikes, the Cape Fear region is just slightly above the statewide average.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:11:41 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 32720 at http://whqr.org NC Homeowners' insurance rates to rise July 1st 2012 Hurricane season could see more activity, intensity http://whqr.org/post/2012-hurricane-season-could-see-more-activity-intensity <p>An above-average hurricane season &ndash; meaning more intense storms &ndash; and more <strong>of</strong> them &ndash; is likely.&nbsp; Fri, 10 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 22032 at http://whqr.org 2012 Hurricane season could see more activity, intensity