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Summer Heat Hangs On in a Dry JulyNEW

As we crossed the midpoint of summer, hot and dry conditions again prevailed in July. The infographic below includes some statewide headlines from the... (Read more)

Drought Update: Severe Drought Creeps into NCNEW

A small area of North Carolina is in Severe Drought according to this week's release of the US Drought Monitor. Read on to find out more about why this... (Read more)

North Carolina's Dog Days of Summer

Y'all, it's hot outside! Just this week, heat index values stretched into the triple digits across North Carolina. It is hot enough to make even the most... (Read more)

NC Extremes: Flood of 1916 Wiped Out Railways, Records

This post is part of our year-long series about North Carolina's weather extremes. One of our state's most notable floods wreaked havoc on western North... (Read more)

June Sees Sizzling Heat, Emerging Drought, and Damaging Storms

Was June hot enough for you? Temperatures hit the 90s and 100s across the state last month, with dry conditions in the west and storms in the east. The... (Read more)

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