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Hurricane Irene

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Irene’s Lesson In NC: Give A Cat 1 Storm Its Due

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Folks in Beaufort County were packed up and ready to heed an evacuation warning when Hurricane Irene was forecast to come ashore as a Category 2 storm. When the storm was downgraded, people decided to stay home.

CBS Charlotte–08/26/2012

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US Forecasters: 9 To 15 Storms In Hurricane Season

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. forecasters predicted Thursday that this year’s Atlantic hurricane season would produce a normal number of about nine to 15 tropical storms, with as many as four to eight of those becoming hurricanes.

CBS Charlotte–05/24/2012

Hurricane Heads Toward U.S.

Irene Moves West, NC Declares State Of Emergency

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue declared a state of emergency Thursday morning for several counties in the state due to incoming hurricane Irene.

CBS Charlotte–08/25/2011

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How To Prepare Yourself For A Hurricane

Though Hurricane Irene may not hit Charlotte directly, it’s still important to be prepared for any spur-of-the-moment changes in weather. There has been an impressive amount of tornado activity this year so take a look at these quick tips from the National Hurricane Center.

CBS Charlotte–08/25/2011

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Hurricane Planning For Your Pet

If a disaster arises, what’s the best way to plan for the safety of your pet? Check out these quick tips.

CBS Charlotte–08/24/2011

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Staying Safe After The Hurricane

Once a hurricane has hit, it’s important to know your next steps.

CBS Charlotte–08/24/2011

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A Look At The Ten Deadliest, Most Destructive Hurricanes in History!

Hurricane season is officially here and with Hurricane Irene quickly approaching the east coast, we wanted to take a dive into history and find the most devastating hurricanes. Here is a list of the top 10 worst hurricanes in history.

CBS Charlotte–08/24/2011

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