Winter Storm

Local
1:49 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Next Round of Winter Weather Moves into the Cape Fear Region; Hazardous Roads Expected Wednesday AM

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The winter weather sweeping through southeastern North Carolina over the next 24 hours is actually two distinct storm systems. 

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Local
2:57 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Brunswick County Sees Spike in Traffic Accidents; Emergency Response Resources Stretched Thin

Ice covers this Brunswick County road on January 30, 2014
Rachel Lewis Hilburn

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Treacherous roadways are proving to be the serious hazards that officials predicted. 

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Local
5:04 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Black Ice on Roads and Bridges to Pose Danger through Friday Morning

Hard-packed snow and ice covering Front Street in downtown Wilmington, January 29, 2014
Rachel Lewis Hilburn

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that remains in effect until 9 this evening.

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Local
4:11 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

National Weather Service Warns that Major Impacts of Storm Will Become Apparent Tuesday Night

Sleet Covers Cars on N. Front Street after 5 PM Tuesday, Jan. 28th in downtown Wilmington
Rachel Lewis Hilburn

The timeline for the current winter storm has shifted slightly.  As one meteorologist at the National Weather Service tells WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn, the warnings are still valid and experts say this is an extremely rare – and serious – storm.

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Local
2:32 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Winter Storm on the Way; NWS Warns Residents to Prepare For Power Outages, Hazardous Road Conditions

Driving on slippery roads is unpredictable. Try to avoid travel when roads are snowy or icy, and if you must get out, be extra cautious.

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Most people have heard about the serious winter storm making its way to the Cape Fear region.  But what many people may not know: 

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