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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...

A Tale of Weather Transitions in 2017

Today, we’ll catch you up on last year’s weather storylines in North Carolina, and discuss just how extreme the past year was for our state....