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A photo of flooding at North Wilkesboro Speedway on Saturday, May 18

Soaking Showers, Summer Sizzle Show Up in May

Springtime showers and storms made for a wet May, while summer-like temperatures settled in during the month. That wrapped up an overall warm, wet, and...
A photo of hail on the ground in Robeson County on April 20

April Accompanied By Little Precipitation, Big Hail

Ascending temperatures arrived in April, while the rain that moistened our March was mostly absent. However, our few thunderstorms did bring an icy, potentially record-matching...
A photo of a tree down along the shores of Lake Norman after the August 7 tornado event

August Saw Extreme Heat and Damaging Storms

Hot weather carried over into August, and also featured many dry days until Idalia’s arrival. When we did have rain, it often came from severe...
A photo of a sunflower field in at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh

July Sizzles, With a Severe Weather Twist

Summer finally set in last month with the arrival of above-normal temperatures. Much of the state was on the dry side, but thunderstorms brought locally...
A photo of flowers blooming from February 23

February Springs Forward with Unseasonable Warmth

Month-long warmth in February set local temperature records, but the weather cooperated for a night of outdoor hockey. Meanwhile, early-month rains washed away drought in...
A photo of fall leaf colors at Linville Peak on Grandfather Mountain

September Felt Like Summer to Start, then Fall at the Finish

September’s precipitation was dominated by Hurricane Ian, while fall-like temperatures accompanied the official season change. That has set us up for a timely leaf color...
A photo of farmers threshing wheat in Stanly County

Climate Curiosities: When Was Our Warmest Hour?

The dog days were downright dreadful this year, as part of an early-starting summer that rarely offered much relief, at least until last weekend. Statewide,...