Tropical Storm http://wunc.org en Tropical Storm Might Send Holiday Travelers To The Mountains http://wunc.org/post/tropical-storm-might-send-holiday-travelers-mountains <p></p><p>AAA is forecasting the busiest July 4<sup>th</sup> travel weekend since 2001, in part because of a recovering economy. But with a tropical storm headed toward the Outer Banks, travelers might end up making other plans.</p><p></p><p>It's not yet clear whether Tropical Storm Arthur will make landfall in North Carolina, but Dare County is readying its hurricane action plan, just in case.</p><p></p><p>On the other side of the state, tourism is up already in Asheville this summer.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:30:16 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38289 at http://wunc.org Tropical Storm Might Send Holiday Travelers To The Mountains Outer Banks Region Braces For Arthur http://wunc.org/post/outer-banks-region-braces-arthur <p></p><p>Tropical Storm Arthur has formed off the coast of Florida, and is headed toward North Carolina. It isn't clear yet whether it will make landfall later this week.</p><p></p><p>Cyndy Holda of the Outer Banks Group of National Parks said local governments and businesses have hurricane action plans in place. However, she said, the Independence Day weekend is an inconvenient time for a storm to hit the beaches.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:16:51 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38288 at http://wunc.org Outer Banks Region Braces For Arthur Tropical Storm Karen Dissipates, NC Dodges Most Effects http://wunc.org/post/tropical-storm-karen-dissipates-nc-dodges-most-effects <p></p><p>The remnants of Tropical Storm Karen are floating over the east coast and dropping light rain in western North Carolina.&nbsp;</p><p>The storm dissipated as it moved over the gulf coast this weekend.&nbsp; Meteorologist Brandon Vincent says a cold front will push rain from Karen toward central and eastern North Carolina Monday.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:49:37 +0000 Will Michaels 23723 at http://wunc.org Tropical Storm Karen Dissipates, NC Dodges Most Effects Andrea Advances On NC, Dumps Heavy Rain http://wunc.org/post/andrea-advances-nc-dumps-heavy-rain <p></p><p>Heavy rain continues Friday morning as Tropical Storm Andrea moves toward North Carolina.&nbsp;</p><p>Flash flood warnings were in effect in the Triangle while the coast remained under a tropical storm warning.&nbsp; Tornado watches were also in effect for Rocky Mount, Wilson Goldsboro and the surrounding areas.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:06:46 +0000 Will Michaels 16746 at http://wunc.org Andrea Advances On NC, Dumps Heavy Rain