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A photo of the swollen Broad River in Bat Cave, NC

Rapid Reaction: Fred Fosters Floods in Western NC

The third tropical storm to affect North Carolina in the past two months targeted the Mountains with heavy rainfall and flooding this week. Like Claudette...

A Decade in Review: The 2010s

Over the next two weeks, we’ll close out this year and decade with a look back at how the 2010s played out weather-wise in North...

Mount Mitchell Wrings Out a New Record

The most extreme site in North Carolina has added another item to its resume. After a recent review by a committee of statewide scientists, Mount...

Few Signs of Winter in a Warm, Wet February

Our recent trend of warm Februarys continued last month with above-normal temperatures across the state. The western part of the state also saw record-breaking wet...

Local Partners Make Ongoing Weather Monitoring Possible

Earlier this month, our office’s Environment and Climate Observing Network, or ECONet, grew to 42 total weather stations with the addition of a monitoring site...

May Was Hot and Humid with Heavy Rains

Between torrential flood-causing rainfall and warm, humid weather, it was an active and often uncomfortable May weather-wise. Our latest climate summary takes a look at...

Winter Roars Back in a Lion-Like March

This month’s climate summary highlights our turbulent March that included some springtime snow, cool and windy weather, and a new sensor to help track heat...