North Carolina Climate

Rapid Reaction: Irma Brings Wet, Windy Weather to Western NC

Last week, Hurricane Irma crossed the central Atlantic at Category-5 strength with maximum sustained winds of 184 mph -- surpassed by only one known storm... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: Matthew's Mark on NC Includes Heavy Rain, Flooding

Hurricane Matthew won't go down in the record books as a landfalling storm in North Carolina. At Category-1 strength as it grazed the coastline, it also... (Read more)

Postcards from Fran: A Neighborhood Knocked Down, then United, by Fran

This account of Hurricane Fran comes from Dr. Nancy Schecter, a resident of central Raleigh before, during, and after Fran. In September 1996, our kids... (Read more)

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)

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