With heat index values expected to reach triple digits this week, Wake County is opening temporary cooling stations Wednesday through Sunday for people to find relief from the scorching temperatures. “More than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year, but heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable,” said Darshan Patel, […]

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a HEAT ADVISORY from noon to 7p.m. this evening. Expect temperatures in the upper 90’s to near 102 with a HEAT INDEX up to 109. The hottest temperatures and highest heat indices are expected during the afternoon and early evening hours Monday. The heat and humidity can create […]

Frigid weather will sweep across North Carolina tomorrow morning, expect temperatures in the low teens. School districts in Wake, Cumberland, Franklin, Lee and Person counties will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday morning due to expected cold temperatures. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON EST TUESDAY– A wind chill advisory […]

With the forecast of record-breaking cold temperatures for tonight and tomorrow night (Monday and Tuesday), Chatham County urges customers to protect their water pipes from freezing. Frozen pipes can burst and cause substantial damage if a large amount of water is released in a home or business. Below is a list of precautions for protecting […]