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NC State gateway at sunset

Dec 6, 2021

The Science House, NC State Climate Office Develop K-12 Educational Resources

The Science House and the North Carolina State Climate Office (SCO) revamped the SCO’s online educational resources. 

A screenshot of a Zoom meeting with the WxChallenge team members holding up wolf hands

May 9, 2021

NC State Wins North American Meteorology Championship

A team of student and faculty meteorologists from NC State won a forecasting championship that included 50 teams and more than 1,300 forecasters from across the continent. 

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

Apr 14, 2021

2021 Hurricane Season Will Be Active, NC State Researchers Predict

We can expect 15 to 18 named storms to develop in the Atlantic basin this year, researchers predict. 

Memorial Belltower on a snowy Feb. day.

Nov 21, 2019

Breaking Down the State Climate Office’s 2019-20 Winter Outlook

Find out why you should keep your entire wardrobe, from heavy coats to short sleeves, at the ready this winter. 

Crews line up to restore power after Hugo. (Courtesy of Duke Energy Archives)

Sep 23, 2019

For Duke Energy, No Shelter From Hugo’s Storm

Thirty years ago, Hurricane Hugo tested nearly every aspect of infrastructure in the Carolinas. 

A satellite image of Hurricane Hugo

Sep 23, 2019

How Howling Hugo Became the Western Piedmont’s Worst Hurricane

The N.C. Climate Office examines the monster 1989 storm's inland impact. 

The Tar River floods homes in Greenville after Floyd. (Image by Dave Saville/FEMA)

Sep 16, 2019

Hurricane Floyd’s Inundation Along the Tar River Spurred a Call to Action

In part 3 of a series from the North Carolina Climate Office, learn about the lasting impact of Hurricane Floyd. 

Hogs atop a barn in Trenton, NC, after Hurricane Floyd. (Image from the Wilmington StarNews)

Sep 16, 2019

Farmers Felt Hurricane Floyd’s Full Force, Beginning in Onslow County

Learn how Hurricane Floyd devastated the state's agriculture sector in this blog post from the North Carolina Climate Office. 

A helicopter flies over flooding in Edgecombe County. (Photo by Dave Saville/FEMA)

Sep 16, 2019

Hurricane Floyd’s Flooding Overwhelmed Eastern North Carolina

Look back at Hurricane Floyd's devastating impact on eastern N.C. in this blog post from the North Carolina Climate Office. 

Sep 12, 2019

Hurricane Dennis Menaced the Coast and Set the Stage for Floyd

Hurricane Dennis played a major role in amplifying the flooding and damage when Floyd arrived just 12 days later.