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photo of NC State Online graduate and on-air meteorologist Alexandra Steele

Apr 28, 2023

Career Advancement on the Radar for Online Graduate

On-air meteorologist Alexandra Steele is furthering her education and skills through the online Climate Change and Society program.

Corey Davis and family members stand in front of the PNC Arena in their Carolina Hurricanes gear

Feb 15, 2023

NHL Stadium Series Comes to Raleigh: So How Do You Build an Outdoor Hockey Rink?

Two weather experts discuss the science behind building an outdoor hockey rink at Carter-Finley Stadium.

NC State gateway at sunset

Feb 13, 2023

An Ice Storm Brewing: Previewing the NHL Stadium Series Game in Raleigh

The State Climate Office discusses the science behind having an outdoor hockey game ahead of the NHL Stadium Series game at Carter-Finley.

Ashley Crickard on the left and Caleb Keaveney on the right

Jun 13, 2022

Sciences Student Caleb Keaveney Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Meteorology and applied mathematics double major Caleb Keaveney is among the recipients of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

A satellite image of the North Atlantic with 5 active hurricanes on September 14.

Oct 28, 2020

Breaking Down the 2020 Hurricane Season

Find out what's behind the surge in storminess during the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.

Clay Chaney behind the desk in the WRAL Weather Center

Oct 29, 2019

Forecast: High Probability of Success

As a child, Clay Chaney loved watching meteorologists. Now, thanks to his opportunity to attend NC State, he is one himself.

Michael Brennan stands next to a satellite image of a hurricane on a screen in the National Hurricane Center

Aug 29, 2019

Inside the National Hurricane Center: A Q&A With Alumnus Michael Brennan

A branch chief at the National Hurricane Center clears up some common misconceptions about hurricanes and describes what life is like at the center of the forecasting action.

Student walks to Talley Student Union in the rain.

Jun 19, 2019

What Does ‘Chance of Rain’ Actually Mean?

We asked atmospheric scientist Gary Lackmann how to figure out whether the forecast means you should grab an umbrella.

Two houses surrounded by flooding

Nov 8, 2018

Hurricane Florence: How We Helped Our State

The storm ravaged North Carolina like few others have. Before, during and after the storm, our scientists were there to help.

Snowflakes at high resolution

Feb 20, 2018

Quiz: Do You Know Snow?

Test your knowledge of all things snow with this wintry quiz.