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  • Road-wearier Apr 25, 2014

    I like the alliterative headline, folks :)

  • SeaDog Apr 25, 2014

    breaking weather news video! but first, please watch this 15 second advertisement.

  • Obamacare returns again Apr 25, 2014

    Love the headline WRAL!!

    "Warrenton, Halifax getting hammered by storms"

    lol!!

  • Obamacare returns again Apr 25, 2014

    Goodbye Goldsboro........it was nice knowing you.

  • "Screen Name-8/20" Apr 25, 2014

    Where Nash, Halifax, Warren and Franklin counties meet, and north/northwest of that.
    Continuing in prayer for all in the path of this.

  • "Screen Name-8/20" Apr 25, 2014

    TORNADO WARNING now issued for area northwest of Raleigh - Inez, Hollister, etc. area.
    Duck and cover - PLEASE!!!
    Prayers going up for you all now.

  • tobywilliamson1973 Apr 25, 2014

    We finally got some rain a little while ago. I guess the forecast was right after all. Kudo's team. We were issued a warning for our town, but it only rained and no thunder for a minute or two during that warning. We got a good shower with the last clouds though. Stay safe!

  • seankelly15 Apr 25, 2014

    TOBYWILLIAMSON1973 - " It's the mixture that the DOT sprays on the road during winter to help with traction for the vehicles."

    It changes the freeze point for water which should prevent freezing on the roadway.

  • simplelogic Apr 25, 2014

    "Thank you Toby. At least someone has some common sense around here."

    Do you mean the kind of "common sense" that sees no rain falling at 12:30 and concludes that there will be no rain that day, even though the forecast called for rain later in the afternoon and evening? That kind of "common sense"?

  • evadbbat Apr 25, 2014

    Got that right.

  • Obamacare returns again Apr 25, 2014

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    Thank you Toby. At least someone has some common sense around here.

  • Help Us Apr 25, 2014

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    "Brine" magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, sodium chloride, and calcium magnesium acetate mixed with H2O

  • carrboroyouth Apr 25, 2014

    Some hail in Carrboro

  • rduwxboy Apr 25, 2014

    I wish WRAL could eliminate these same people who bring no good discussion to the table. I think it is innappropriate for the "brine" crowd to continue to denigrate the weather stories. This could be serious. Even if the radar doesnt have storms, all it takes is 1 to pop up and be destructive, and that is exactly what we have today.

  • evadbbat Apr 25, 2014

    Strong winds and large hail possible.

  • tobywilliamson1973 Apr 25, 2014

    For those who know not the definition of "brime". It's the mixture that the DOT sprays on the road during winter to help with traction for the vehicles. It is also used in various forms for soaking meat before cooking, and can be substituted for fertilizer, esp. on newly paved roads.

  • norainonmyparade Apr 25, 2014

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    it's what the willfully ignorant call "brine", which is a mixture of salt and water. Here it's referenced in terms of treating roadways, but it's also used in cooking, such as when a turkey breast is brined prior to roasting.

  • Obamacare returns again Apr 25, 2014

    Looks like everything is swinging to the north of NC. Oh well, what's another few weeks with the pile of brime sitting at the end of my driveway.

    Folks, it might be a good time to consider conserving water as the non-events are going to begin piling up now.

  • Jake Goode Apr 25, 2014

    So basically you have no idea what will happen between now and this evening.

  • zonk Apr 25, 2014

    You're on ! How much ? What the heck is brime ?

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