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  • Skywatch_NC Jul 29, 2:47 p.m.

    We have not seen a raindrop in weeks, but a story about hurricanes is posted??

    I suppose in part because its hurricane season.

  • shortcake53 Jul 29, 1:43 p.m.

    We have not seen a raindrop in weeks, but a story about hurricanes is posted?? Thats kind of like doing a story about Santa Claus in July.

  • djofraleigh Jul 29, 12:52 p.m.

    What do temperatures in the middle of NC have to do with hurricanes forming in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean? == COMMENT

    I think the important thing is that a butterfly flaps its wings in teh Amazon. Does that answer your question?

  • djofraleigh Jul 29, 12:41 p.m.

    The headline makes it sound like hurricanes hit yesterday. -- comment
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    You know, if you don't keep up with the news, come reading the headlines, one could think it just happened!

    I kept my station open one Christmas. A working guy pulled in with his truck, came in, said, "what's going on today? No traffic." I said, "It's Christmas Day"

    He didn't realize it was Christmas. He did some silent movie poses, got a loaf of bread, candy and chips, beer and went back to his motel room.

    Sometimes work takes over our lives when our lives have bummed out. When jobs bum out, let our family and friends take over, I say. Don't sit around saying THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN PAY DAY.

  • djofraleigh Jul 29, 12:34 p.m.

    I have a feeling we will get slammed in Late Sept with a Cat 4. -- comment

    I once had a feeling, 1000s of them, that didn't pan out.

  • wdprice3 Jul 29, 12:33 p.m.

    "What gets me nervous is it is hotter this year then it was in 99 when all the storms came through. If anyone remembers we had EXTENDED waves of heat, then the storms. I have a feeling we will get slammed in Late Sept with a Cat 4."

    What do temperatures in the middle of NC have to do with hurricanes forming in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean?

  • djofraleigh Jul 29, 12:33 p.m.

    Must be a slow news day. -- comment

    this was a great piece...loved reading it. Another article would be nice saying how much NC needs the rain from storms....hurricanes are just bigger storms.

  • djofraleigh Jul 29, 12:31 p.m.

    If this is true about damage from the coast to the mountains, then why does only the coast have the increased homeowners insurance cost? -- comment

    my brother's place on Topsail gets damaged after many storms, not just hurricanes....combo of wind, rain, and no wind breaks as the storm come from the sea and sound. I'd guess that is why, and his place being 3 feet above high tide...and the highest place on that part of the island.

  • gotitmadecij Jul 29, 11:36 a.m.

    If this is true about damage from the coast to the mountains, then why does only the coast have the increased homeowners insurance cost?

  • RKBA Jul 29, 11:17 a.m.

    Must be a slow news day.

  • Skywatch_NC Jul 29, 11:11 a.m.

    I bought an interesting book on NC Hurricane History at Fort Fisher last July. Lived in Roanoke Rapids at the time when Fran, Floyd, Isabel e.g. came through the state.

  • Bring on the 4 Dollar Gas Jul 29, 10:54 a.m.

    they don't spread death and destruction anywhere.

    when they don't hit us. Which they haven't in what, 15 years now?

  • Morrisville Jul 29, 10:24 a.m.

    What gets me nervous is it is hotter this year then it was in 99 when all the storms came through. If anyone remembers we had EXTENDED waves of heat, then the storms. I have a feeling we will get slammed in Late Sept with a Cat 4.

  • jimthorne73 Jul 29, 9:20 a.m.

    The headline makes it sound like hurricanes hit yesterday.

  • wdprice3 Jul 29, 9:03 a.m.

    What about Hurricane Alberto overtopping the Lake Johnson spillway? What about it nearly overtopping the dam? This hurricane prompted an expensive and major dam, spillway, and outlet structural rehabilitation project to ensure future storms wouldn't result in failure of the dam.

  • lovelarvae Jul 29, 9:01 a.m.

    Just sayin', the mountains got hit very hard with a lot of flooding and destruction, and there were several deaths. Probably worth mentioning if your trying to make the point that no part of NC is safe from these storms.

  • TheDude abides... Jul 29, 8:45 a.m.

    they dont count "remnants" of storms.

  • lovelarvae Jul 29, 8:25 a.m.

    Should have also mentioned TS Frances and Hurricane Ivan that went through the mountains in 2004.

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