2002 Ice Storm

North Carolina Climate

Postcards from Fran: Beyond-Belief Stories from the Coast

These memories from Hurricane Fran along the coast come from news articles written after the storm. North Carolina's coast bore the brunt of Hurricane... (Read more)

Postcards from Fran: Fuel for Fires and Sustenance for Soldiers

This account of Hurricane Fran in Fayetteville comes from Geneva Gray, a graduate research assistant at the State Climate Office. Hurricane Fran wreaked... (Read more)

Postcards from Fran: Toppled Trees and the Smell of Sawdust

This account of Hurricane Fran in Raleigh comes from Jim Epps, an instrument technician at the State Climate Office. In the summer of 1996, I was working... (Read more)

Then and Now, Fran a Standard-Bearer for Hurricane Destruction

When you think of the ingredients for a damaging hurricane in North Carolina, a few things are likely to make the list: Major hurricane-strength with high... (Read more)

Above-Normal Temperatures Continue in August

Again in August, we couldn't escape the ongoing summer heat, and conditions dried out as the month went on. Click any underlined heading in the graphic... (Read more)

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