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ROCKINGHAM — A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is in the forecast for Richmond County on Sunday, with the National Weather Service extending a winter storm watch eastward.

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Friday, 14 January 2022 12:16

NCDOT: Get prepared now for winter storm

RALEIGH — As the N.C. Department of Transportation prepares for this weekend’s winter weather, North Carolinians are urged to get any food or other supplies they may need, because travel could be dangerous during the storm.

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CHARLOTTE — As North Carolinians prepare for snow, ice and sleet over the MLK holiday weekend, the Red Cross urges residents to stay safe and warm by following safety and travel tips.

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RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, noting that wintry weather could touch our state this weekend, urges North Carolinians to use extra caution when using portable heaters.

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“My boss told me if I didn’t come in, I’d get fired.”

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s first responder agencies are teaming up to lend support to those in Kentucky who were affected by tornadoes last week.

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Friday, 02 July 2021 11:33

Elsa becomes 1st Atlantic hurricane of 2021

Hurricane Elsa formed over the waters of the Atlantic Ocean early Friday just west of the Caribbean island of Barbados, one day after the system became the fifth-named storm of 2021. AccuWeather forecasters, having expected the cyclone to reach hurricane force, continued monitoring Elsa and predict it will approach the United States next week after it unleashes heavy rain, strong winds and stirs up dangerous seas around the Caribbean islands through this weekend.

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ROCKINGHAM — A burn ban will go into effect at noon Monday for Richmond and several other counties in the Sandhills and Eastern North Carolina.

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DERBY — With lows expected to drop below freezing the next two nights, Richmond County’s peach crops could be endangered.

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Friday, 26 March 2021 12:29

COLUMN: Spring has made its arrival

March 20 is the official date on the calendar for spring to begin. Although March weather is very unpredictable, I think warmer weather is on its way.

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