North Carolina Climate

May Showers Seal a Wet Spring, but What Will Summer Bring?

Last month's rains washed away any lingering drought in North Carolina and topped off the rain gauges in a particularly wet spring. Click any underlined... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: Severe Storms Spawn Tornadoes in NC

Earlier this week, a cold front moving across North Carolina produced strong thunderstorms that spawned six tornadoes, then left high, gusty winds in its... (Read more)

February Tornadoes are Rare, But With a Damaging History

Last week's EF1 tornado in Carteret County serves as a reminder that although the winter months are climatologically our least active for severe weather,... (Read more)

NC Extremes: April 2011 Tornado Outbreak One for the Records

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. One of North Carolina's most widespread -- and most recent -- severe... (Read more)

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