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2011 Archives (The latest news is at the bottom)

2010 Weather and Climate Year in Review...... 
A Year of Extremes

How Do Snowflakes Form... 
The Science Behind Snow

Snowfall Map from January 10, 2011... 
A trace of snow up to 9+ inches fell across the area

2010 Weather and Climate Year in Review...... 
A Year of Extremes

Ensemble River Forecasts Start in Eastern Region... 
River Forecast Centers serving Eastern Region are now issuing experimental, seven day, short-term ensemble river forecasts. This will give NWS forecasters an earlier look at possible flood outcomes when advising decision makers.

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

NOAA'S Next Generation Strategic Plan... 
See the Exciting Details...

Near Record Cold Winter Continues... 
See How Cold it was in January...

Microburst Confirmed in Darlington County... 
70 mph Straight Line Winds Caused Damage...

Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas... 
Click here to read today's information statement.

Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 14th to March 18th... 
See flood safety information here!

Widespread Wind Damage from Strong Cold Front on April 5th...... 
Report Includes damage reports across the Wilmington NWS area

Tornadoes 101... 
See the Basics

How to Deal With Grumpy Weather... 
Fast Facts

Summary of Storm Surveys from April 16... 
9 confirmed tornadoes and 1 microburst...

National Weather Service Storm Survey Teams have all returned.... 
Up to five tornadoes and straight line wind damage was surveyed. Details will be made available here after 530 pm.

National Weather Service Storm Survey Teams have all returned.... 
Up to five tornadoes and straight line wind damage was surveyed. Details here...

Tornado Tracks from 4/28/11... 
Tornadoes across Pender County

National Weather Service Storm Survey Team found evidence of 5 Tornadoes... 
Details on Severe Weather Event from April 28, 2011

National Weather Service Storm Survey Team found evidence of 5 Tornadoes... 
Details on Severe Weather Event from April 28, 2011

New Coastal Zone breakouts... 
Map depiction will follow shortly

Widespread reports of Large Hail...some of which caused Significant Damage... 
Hail to the size of softballs fell Tuesday Afternoon and Tuesday Night...5/10/11 - 5/11/11

Hurricane Awareness Week is May 22nd - 28th, 2011... 
See the information...

Are you a disaster survivor? ... 
Did you know FEMA offers 3 ways to apply for Federal assistance?

Active Hurricane Season Expected... 
2011 Hurricane Season Outlook...

Hurricane Awareness Week is May 22nd - 28th, 2011... 
See the information...

May 2011 Breaks Heat Record... 
See the details...

Spring 2011 Climate Statistics... 
An Active Season...

Rip Currents Awareness Week is June 5 - 11th, 2011... 
Safety tips and more...

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Take our weather survey on how satisfied you are with our products and service...

Lightning Safety Awareness Week... 
Safety tips and more...

El Nino-Southern Oscillation Play a Major Role in 2010... 
See How it Affects Our Weather

100 degree temperatures affecting the area... 
See recent maximum temperatures!

100 degree temperatures affecting the area... 
See recent maximum temperatures!

100 degree temperatures affecting the area... 
See recent maximum temperatures!

NWSWe need your feedback! ... 
Take our weather survey on how satisfied you are with our products and service...

NWSNOAA Satellites Seeing Humidity... 
See The Cool Animation

NWSHeat Dominates July in the U.S.... 
See The Graphic

NWSNWS Wilmington, NC now has an official Facebook page... 
The NWS is using Facebook as an experimental service to extend the reach of NWS information. Check us out, and make sure to "Like" our page!

NWSNOAA's Atlantic Hurricane Season Update Calls For An Increase In Named Storms... 
See The Updated Numbers

NWSProposed New Design of the Weather.gov Website.... 
Now through September 12th, you may view mockups and submit comments...

NWSWhere There's Wildfire, There's a Forecast... 
Read How NOAA's IMET's Help

NWSWinnabow 162.55 MHz transmitter is experiencing difficulty and is currently down... 
For More Information...

NWSLocal Impacts of Hurricane Irene...... 
See the details...

NWSLatest Rainfall Totals and Wind Gusts from Irene... 
See The Latest Totals

NWSLatest Rainfall Totals and Wind Gusts from Irene... 
See The Latest Totals

NWSSummary of Hurricane Irene... 
Post Storm Hurricane Report now availlable

NWSHurricane Irene Impacts... 
See the details...

NWSSummer of 2011 Climate Summary... 
Hot and Dry Conditions Affect the Region...

NWSCheck out our new Office Newsletter...... 
Fall 2011 Edition of the Wilmington Wave

NWSPhotos and information on the Rennert, NC tornado touchdown... 
Tornado occurred Tuesday evening in northern Robeson County

NWSFreeze brings end to growing season...... 
Click here for more information...

NWSNOAA's Image of the Day... 
Check these interesting images from satellite!

NWSArctic Is Warmer... 
See the Details


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