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North Carolina Climate

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)

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)

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