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Hurricane Bertha Kick-Started a Stormy Stretch in NC

The summer of 1996 was a wake-up call of sorts for North Carolina's coastline. Prior to that, it had been ten years since the last hurricane landfall... (Read more)

Summer and Tropical Outlook: An ENSO Reversal and its Effects

The oceans, they are a changin'. The El NiƱo conditions that were so prominent in the Pacific Ocean just five months ago have now nearly vanished, and... (Read more)

NC Extremes: Damaging Hurricanes From Slopes to Shores

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. In September, our NC Extremes post highlighted the strongest hurricanes... (Read more)

NC Extremes: Strong Hurricanes Are No Strangers to NC's Coast

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. Hurricanes are among the most extreme weather events North Carolina... (Read more)

Slow-Moving Ana Brings Steady Rains to Eastern NC

Although three weeks remain until the traditional start of hurricane season, some recent activity in the Atlantic gave us the first named storm -- Tropical... (Read more)

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