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Weekly Drought Update Infographic for September 7, 2021.

New Resources Address Drought Communication Challenges

A dusty old weather pun says that drought is a very dry topic, but in practice, communicating about drought is an issue saturated with challenges,...
Hourly temperature and precipitation data from the Castle Hayne ECONet station, plotted on an interactive and exportable graph in Station Scout.

Our New Website Offers Data on Demand, ECONet Insights

We’re proud to officially launch our new-look website today, and our current design is more than just a fresh coat of paint. Here’s an overview...

Winter Outlook 2020-21: La Niña Has Landed

For the ninth year in a row, we’re proud to share our winter outlook for North Carolina. This year, the atmosphere has offered up a...

Join Us for Climate-Conscious NC!

Happy August! For those of you that don’t know me yet, my name is Kathie Dello and I’m the State Climatologist and Director of the...

Q&A: Our Record Warmest Year in 2019

Those warm days in late December when temperatures touched the 70s didn’t just make you pull out the sandals for holiday break. They also helped...

The 2019-20 Winter Outlook: A Little of Everything?

We’ve already gotten our first taste of winter with last week’s freezing temperatures, so with a whole season still to come, it’s natural to wonder:...

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...

State Climate Office Welcomes New Director

We are delighted to announce that later this month, Kathie Dello will join the State Climate Office of North Carolina as our new permanent director...