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2010 Archives (more recent news on the bottom)

Christmas Climatology... 
See the Probability for a White Christmas

Dec. 26, 2009 Marks Five Years Since Sumatra Indonesia Tsunami... 
NOAA Highlights Achievements, Urges People to Take Quick Action When a Tsunami Threatens

Upcoming Spotter Training... 
See the Details...

NASA Hopes to Fix Satellite Instrument to Detect Ocean Winds... 
data critical to forecasting seas and winds ...

The New Year is fast approaching and for the sixth straight year FEMA's Ready Campaign is encouraging Americans to get prepared for emergencies.... 
"Resolve to be Ready"

Minimum Size Hail Criterion for Severe Thunderstorms Changed From 3/4 Inch to 1 Inch... 
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings will now be issued for quarter-size hail or larger.

Wilmington Sets All-time December Monthly Rainfall Record 
Click here for more details.

2009 Year in Review... 
See the 2009 Climate Review for the Cape Fear Region...

An Arctic Start to 2010... 
How Cold has it Really Been...

NOAA's Natl. Hurricane Center to Provide Greater Lead Time in Watches & Warnings... 
See all the details...

Freezing Rain on Saturday made for Dangerous Conditions Across the Region... 
See the details...

Abnormally Cold January Comes to an End... 
How Cold was it...

Significant Rain and Wind Over Area Feb 6, 2010 
A strong coastal low pressure system moved up through the area...

Strong Winds of Feb 10, 2010... 
See the details...

NOAA's Natl. Hurricane Center to Provide Greater Lead Time in Watches & Warnings... 
See all the details...

Graphical Snowfall Totals February 12-13... 
See the details...

Snowfall Totals February 12-13... 
See the details...

NOAA Climate Service Portal... 
See the Exciting New Details

Meteorological Winter Comes to an End... 
See How Cold it Really was...

Snowstorms and Climate Change... 
Facts About Snowstorms and Climate Change

Frigid Waters Frozen Turtles... 
See All the Details...

The Deadly and Destructive Power of Water... 
See the Safety Rules...

Flood Safety Awareness Week... 
See the details...

NOAA Helps Keep Farmers Seeing Green... 
See the details...

Water Supply Forecasts... 
See The Details...

The Surf Zone Forecast has resumed for 2010.... 
A useful tool for planning your beach trips this season!

Graphical Rip Current Forecasts Are Back!... 
Stay aware...check this out before your trips to the beach!

Warmer Than Normal...Drier Than Normal March... 
See The Details

Blue is the New Green... 
Help Care for the Ocean

Forecasting Tornadoes... 
Predicting One of Nature's Most Violent Storms

Wilmington Web Page may not be availlable for a couple of hours on Apr 20th and Apr 22nd... 
The Wilmington WFO webpage may be down between 12 noon to 2 pm on April 20th and April 22nd while system upgrades are performed. NWS forecasts are also available at www.weather.gov.

NOAA Assists Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Efforts... 
See The Details...

NOAA Tracks Ash From Volcano In Iceland... 
Volcanic Ash Makes for Unfriendly Skies

Possible Tornado in Darlington County... 
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Latest Public Information Statement On Tornado in Darlington County... 
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EF2 Tornado Confirmed in Darlington County, SC... 
See the Details...

EF2 Tornado Confirmed in Darlington County, SC... 
Spotty damage occurred along a 17 mile path...

EF2 Tornado Confirmed in Darlington County, SC... 
Spotty damage occurred along a 17 mile path...

Microburst Confirmed in Marlboro County, SC... 
100 yards of damage near Clio...

Forecasting Tornadoes... 
Predicting One of Nature's Most Violent Storms

NOAA Assists Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Efforts... 
See The Details...

New Southern Ocean Current Discovered... 
current could help track climate changes

April Climate Statistics... 
A return to warm and dry conditions across the area...

April Climate Statistics... 
A return to warm and dry conditions across the area...

See The National Weather Service Wilmington this Weekend at The Lumberton Air Show... 
Check Out The Schedule...

Hurricane Preparedness Week... 
See The Details...

May is American Wetlands Month... 
See The Details...

Send us your Storm Reports via Twitter...... 
Pay Attention To Posted Flags And SignsEveryone talks about the weather. Now's your chance to "tweet" it and be heard.

Gage on Hood Creek near Leland to be discontinued... 
See The Details...

Break The Grip of the Rip... 
See The Details...

New Hurricane Research... 
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Near Record Warmth during June... 
Persistent Heat affects the Carolinas...

Heat Can Be a Silent Killer. Here are Ways to Beat the Heat.... 
Children and the Elderly are Especially Susceptible

Near Record Warmth during June... 
Persistent Heat affects the Carolinas...

NOAA: Past Decade Warmest on Record According to Scientists in 48 Countries... 
Earth has been growing warmer for more than fifty years

Gulfs Surface Oil Not a Threat to Southern Florida, Keys and East Coast... 
See the Details...

Record Hailstone Weighed In Vivian South Dakota... 
See the Details...

Thunderstorms Produce Flooding Across the Region... 
See How Much Rain Fell...

Thunderstorms Produce Flooding Across the Region... 
See How Much Rain Fell...

Thunderstorms Produce Flooding Across the Region... 
See How Much Rain Fell...

Experimental Tropical Impacts Graphics... 
How Will Earl Affect the Local Area...

Meteorological Summer Comes to an End... 
Record Warmth affects the Region...

Torrential Rainfall Affects the Region... 
See How Much Rain has Fallen So Far...

Record Setting Rainfall Event for the Cape Fear Region ... 
See how a 16" rainfall deficit turned into a 6" surplus in only 4 days!!!

NASA and NOAA's Newest Satellite Ready for Action... 
GOES-15 has completed extensive testing

Become a NC CoCoRaHS Observer...... 
Join the ever expanding network of volunteers

Hurricane Season continues...... 
See The Latest Systems

Hurricane Season continues...... 
See The Latest Systems

October Temperature and Rainfall Recap for the US... 
11th warmest October for the US

Is NOAA on Your Shopping List?... 
Check Out the Great Gift Ideas

How Do Snowflakes form... 
The Science Behind Snow


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