North Carolina Climate

Rapid Reaction: Wintry One-Two Punch Brings Frozen Precip. and Frigid Air

The first winter storm of the season for most of North Carolina brought widely varied impacts across the state, with more than 10 inches of snow in the... (Read more)

Record Snow or No? Behind the Scenes of a Record Event Review

Last year on our blog, we covered many of North Carolina's historical extreme weather events, including the state record snowfall -- 36 inches in 24 hours... (Read more)

Rapid Reaction: Drought Intensifies in Western NC

While eastern North Carolina continues to recover from record flooding after Hurricane Matthew, western North Carolina remains in a persistent drought.... (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)

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