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Be prepared for possible winter weather and freezing temperatures coming to North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2019 – Meteorologists are calling for freezing temperatures this week across North Carolina, and parts of the state may even see some winter precipitation. Freezing conditions can be hazardous for motorists and properties. Read more...

thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year for cooking fires

Raleigh, NC – November 17, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day brings a number of hazards that many may not normally see in their everyday routines. In fact, Thanksgiving is the most dangerous time for cooking fires, with three times as many reported compared to an average day. Read more...

Now is the time to prepare as Hurricane Florence moves towards the carolinas

Raleigh, NC – September 10, 2018 – Hurricane Florence is intensifying and has become a major storm that will likely impact North Carolina within the next several days. Governor Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency, and forecasters with the National Weather Service predict that parts of the state are likely to begin experiencing strong winds and flooding by mi-week. Read more...

Are you prepared as hurricane season reaches its peak?

Raleigh, NC – September 5, 2018 – After a quiet August, forecasters are predicting an increase in storm activity and potential development in the Atlantic basin over the next several weeks.  Wind shear, which helps break up developing storms, appears to be decreasing in the Atlantic, but hurricane season is also reaching its historical peak. Read more...

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March 13 - Matthew vs. Florence: A look at historical flooding in North Carolina

In September, Hurricane Florence dumped 8 trillion gallons of water across North Carolina. It happened just two years after Hurricane Matthew brought devastating rainfall to the same area. Read more...

March 6 - Bill would limit technology use while driving in NC

Rep. Kevin Corbin (R-Macon), who represents the furthest west district of the state, filed a bill in late February to tackle distracted driving — an issue that has been gathering complaints by first responders and the public at large for years. Read more...

February 27- NC Republicans say they must overcome libertarian streak to pass hands-free cellphone bill

The conservative Republicans who introduced a House bill to ban the use of hand-held phones while driving in North Carolina say they expect the main opposition to come from legislators like themselves.  Read more...

February 27- State Lawmakers Look To Tackle Distracted Driving

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers wants to establish new regulations regarding cell phones while driving a car. The Hands-Free NC Act would prohibit physically holding or supporting a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.  Read more...

 

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