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A Coastal White Christmas: Revisiting the 1989 Winter StormNEW

For the North Carolina coast, dreams of a white Christmas came true 25 years ago in 1989. An ideal setup with cold air in place, a strong offshore low,... (Read more)

Are Those Values Real?!

Sometimes looking at climate data on a daily basis always brings new and unexpected results. One such result occurred earlier in November when relative... (Read more)

4 Factors that Made Hazel a Perfect Storm for NC

Before Fran, Floyd, Isabel, or Irene, there was Hazel. When Hurricane Hazel made landfall 60 years ago today, it set the standard for hurricane intensity... (Read more)

NC's First Frost and Freeze Climatology

The onset of fall means the end of the growing season as we see harsher conditions such as frosts and freezes. But what are these events, and when do... (Read more)

Air Quality Forecasting: A Case Study

This is the second of two guest posts about air quality forecasting by Bradley McLamb from the NC Division of Air Quality. This post looks at June 29,... (Read more)

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