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  • Arthur becomes first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season

    Arthur becomes first hurricane of 2014 Atlantic season
    Tropical Storm Arthur became the first hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season on Thursday after sparking evacuations along part of the North Carolina coast, where it threatened to disrupt Independence Day celebrations. Arthur was about 190 miles south-...
  • Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.

    Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.
    The latest forecasts for Tropical Storm Arthur show it well off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula as it passes by on the Fourth of July, but before that it could brush the Outer Banks as a Category 1 hurricane. The National Hurricane Center's...
  • Hurricane Arthur takes aim at Outer Banks for Fourth of July

    Hurricane Arthur takes aim at Outer Banks for Fourth of July
    Hurricane Arthur is expected to brush the Outer Banks of North Carolina early on the Fourth of July, but forecasts are only taking it further from the Delmarva coast after that. Hurricane warnings are in effect for coastal North Carolina, and the...
  • Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers

    North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval. Arthur developed...
  • Residents urged to pay attention to forecast ahead of storm

    Gloucester's Emergency Management Coordinator Creig Moore is urging residents to be prepared, make a plan, and gather an emergency kit in advance of Hurricane Arthur, which is taking aim at the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Moore said the storm does...
  • Arthur's core may cross NC's Outer Banks at Category 2 strength

    RALEIGH, N.C. The core of Hurricane Arthur is expected to cross over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday night as a strong Category 2 storm, with wind speeds of 105 mph. Arthur's expected path has shifted westward, and forecasters have upped their...
  • Storms forecast Thursday into holiday; OC postpones fireworks

    Storms forecast Thursday into holiday; OC postpones fireworks
    Storms and heavy rain are forecast Thursday and Friday as a front of cool, dry air and Tropical Storm Arthur converge over the Mid-Atlantic, disrupting Fourth of July fireworks plans in Ocean City but clearing out the heat and humidity for the holiday...
  • Arthur gains strength as it marches north toward Carolinas

    MIAMI Tropical Storm Arthur continued to gain strength and speed, churning up big waves and dangerous rip currents along Florida's central coast as it marched northward, on its way to threatening the Carolinas. The storm, heading away from Florida with...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur forms, but impact on July 4 in doubt

    Tropical Storm Arthur forms, but impact on July 4 in doubt
    Tropical Storm Arthur, the season's first Atlantic tropical cyclone, formed by 11 a.m. Tuesday and is headed up the East Coast. But its potential impact on July 4 celebrations remains unclear. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was...
  • TowneBank opens branch in Nags Head today

    Suffolk-based TowneBank opens the doors to a new branch in Nags Head, N.C., today after relocating its Kill Devil Hills office, the company says. The 2,500-square-foot branch at 2808 South Croatan Highway near Mile Marker 11 has drive-in services and...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore

    Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore
    The season's first tropical storm is expected to brush the mid-Atlantic coast just in time for the Fourth of July, but it is a cold front helping steer the system offshore that could deliver storms and heavy downpours before a cooler, drier holiday...