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2012 Archives (The latest news is at the bottom)

NWSThe Latest Winter Season Forecast... 
See the Details

NWSExtreme Weather 2011... 
See the Review

NWS2011 Year in Review... 
A summary of one of the driest years in some parts of the Carolinas

NWS2011 Hurricane Season Breaks Hurricane Amnesia... 
See What This Means...

NWS2011 Hurricane Season in Minutes... 
See the Video

NWSSnowfall Comparison 2011 to 2012... 
See the Interesting Images

NWSThe winter of 2011-2012 comes to an end... 
A warm and dry season...

NWSJoin CoCoRaHS!... 
Become part of the growing network of volunteers...

NWSMarch 4-10th 2012: Severe Weather Awareness Week... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather? More details coming soon...

NWSMarch 4-10th 2012: Severe Weather Awareness Week... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSRainfall Amounts from early March Storm System... 
See how much rainfall your area received...

NWSJoin CoCoRaHS!... 
Become part of the growing network of volunteers...

NWSStrong Wind Gusts affect the Region... 
See the max gusts...

NWSMarch 4th-10th 2012: Severe Weather Awareness Week in NC and SC... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSMarch 4th-10th: Severe Weather Awareness Week in the Carolinas...... 
Are you ready and prepared for severe weather?

NWSRecord Warmth during March... 
Can we expect a warm summer?

NWSJoin CoCoRaHS Today!... 
Become part of the growing network of volunteers...

NWSLaNina Fading... 
See the Cool Images

NWSFirst Ever National Severe Weather Awareness Week: April 22-28...... 
Are you prepared?

NWSThe Wilmington Wave Spring 2012 Edition is here!... 
Check it out!

NWSThe Wilmington Wave Spring 2012 Edition is here!... 
Check it out!

NWSThe Wilmington Wave Spring 2012 Edition is here!... 
Check it out!

NWSBe Prepared for Severe Weather... 
Tips, emergency preparedness kits, and more!

NWSIrene is retired from list of Atlantic Basin storm names... 
Find out why...

NWSStormFest June 2012 - Mark your calendars! ... 
We will have 2 events this year!

NWSBe Prepared for Severe Weather!... 
Tips, emergency preparedness kits, and more!

NWSRainfall graphic showing how much rain fell with Tropical Depression Beryl... 
Two to four inches were widespread, with some higher amounts

NWSDual Polarization Radar Coming to Our Area... 
For more details...

NWSThe Transit of Venus will occur Tuesday, June 5th... 
Will not happen again until year 2117!

NWSRip Current Awareness Week: June 3rd- 9th... 
Safety tips and more before you head to the beach...

NWSHurricane Season is here!... 
What the experts are saying about 2012...

NWSLightning Safety Awareness Week: June 24th-30th... 
Safety tips and much more...

NWSHurricane Season: Keeping an Eye on the Tropics... 
Find out about current tropical storms/hurricanes...

NWSDangerous Heat Conditions Expected This Weekend...... 
Heat Safety - Be Prepared and Stay Safe...

NWSComing soon: Weather warnings on the go! ... 
For details...

NWSNew Weather.gov website becomes operational... 
For details...

NWSA heat burst occurs over Georgetown County... 
Read about this rare event...

NWSMeteorological Summer ends... 
How did this summer compare to others? Find the surprising answer here...

NWS3 EF-0 Tornadoes confirmed across our orea...... 
For more information...

NWSLatest Tropical Weather Information...... 
Dangerous rip currents and rough seas possible this weekend...

NWSOffice Newsletter: The Wilmington Wave Fall 2012 edition... 
News and much more!

NWSWe're on Facebook!... 
Also...follow us on Twitter! @NWSWilmingtonNC

NWSGrowing Season has Come to an End across Most of Area!... 
Sunday morning's temperatures were in the 20s...

NWSNC Winter Weather Awareness Week Nov 25 thru Dec 1... 
Take a look at some winter weather information...

NWSAre you prepared for Winter Weather?!... 
Check out these safety tips and more!

NWSSignificant Severe Weather Event expected on December 26th... 
Check out our latest briefing and be prepared...

NWSMicroburst Confirmed near Kure Beach on 12/26... 
Storm Survey team information...

NWSMicroburst Confirmed near Kure Beach on 12/26... 
Storm Survey team information...

NWS2012 Climate Year In Review... 
A detailed summary of the past year's climate...

NWSIt's official: 2012 was the warmest year in United States History... 
Locally the Eastern Carolinas ran 1.5 to 2 degrees above normal for the year

NWS75 mph winds with a downburst confirmed near Chadbourn in Columbus County... 
Click here for a summary of Thursday's severe weather event

NWSFreezing rain and ice reports for 01/25/13... 
Freezing rain and light glazes of ice reported across inland areas

NWSSummary of Wednesday Night's strong winds... 
Gusts measured up to 59 mph in Southport!

NWSNOAA Announces New NWS Director... 
News release...

NWSUpcoming Twentieth Anniversary of the Superstorm of 1993... 
Learn about one of the strongest winter storms in U.S. history

NWSMarch 6 Wind Event... 
See the strongest wind gusts reported across the area

NWSFlood Safety Awareness Week: March 18-22, 2013... 
Are you prepared for flooding?

NWSDeadliest Outbreak of Tornadoes in Carolina History was 29 years ago... 
Read about the tornadoes and the weather pattern that produced them

NWSNational Safe Boating Week: May 18th - 24th... 
Safety information and more...

NWSOffice Newsletter: The Wilmington Wave - Spring 2013 Edition... 
Check it out here!

NWSWe're on Facebook!... 
And Twitter, too! @NWSWilmingtonNC Follow us!

NWSTwentieth Anniversary of the Superstorm of 1993... 
Learn about one of the strongest winter storms in U.S. history

NWSLightning!... 
Lightning information, safety tips, and more!

NWSTropical Weather... 
Check out the latest information...

NWSTwo EF0 Tornado Touchdowns Near Socastee, SC... 
Storm survey results confirm EF0 tornado damage in two neighborhoods.

NWSTwo EF0 Tornado Touchdowns Near Socastee, SC... 
Storm survey results confirm EF0 tornado damage in two neighborhoods.

NWSLightning- Do you know how to stay safe?... 
Lightning information, safety tips, and more!

NWSReport rain, hail, sleet and snow, using the PING smart phone app!... 
Your reports will aid weather research

NWSCheck out the latest Rip Current Forecast... 
Always check the forecast before heading to the beach!

NWSReport rain, hail, sleet and snow, using the PING smart phone app... 
Your reports will aid weather research!

NWSLightning-Learn how to stay safe... 
Lightning information, safety tips, and more!

NWSTwo EF0 Tornado Touchdowns Near Socastee, SC... 
Storm survey results confirm EF0 tornado damage in two neighborhoods.

NWSCheck out the latest Rip Current Forecast... 
Always check the forecast before heading to the beach!

NWSTake the 2013 NWS Customer Satisfaction Survey!... 
We Need Your Feedback!

NWSHistory: Top 20 Strongest Storms to Strike Wilmington NC... 
As early as 1893!

NWSSeptember is National Preparedness Month... 
Are you ready?!

NWSWeak Tornado in Holden Beach... 
Check out the Storm Survey report!

NWSGrowing Season Ends for Portions of Our Area... 
See which areas have ended their growing season...

NWSOffice Newsletter - Fall 2013 Edition... 
Hot off the press!

NWSGrowing Season Ends for Portions of Our Area... 
See which areas have ended their growing season...

NWSHistory: Top 20 Strongest Storms to Strike Wilmington NC... 
As early as 1893!

NWSReport rain, hail, sleet and snow, using the PING smart phone app... 
Your reports will aid weather research!

NWSNWS Wilmington on Facebook and Twitter... 
Follow us!

NWSWinter Weather Awareness Week... 
Be prepared!

NWSOffice Newsletter - Fall 2013 Edition... 
Hot off the press!

NWSHow to Prepare for Winter Weather... 
Be ready!

NWSWinter Storm Warning in Effect Tuesday through Wednesday... 
Updated throughout the day...

NWSALERT: DANGEROUS WINTER STORM TO IMPACT SOUTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA AND NORTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA TODAY INTO WEDNESDAYSee the latest snowfall accumlation forecast for our area... 
Be prepared

NWSExtremely Hazardous Travel Conditions Across Southeast NC and Northeast SC This Morning!... 
Many roads remain ice covered

NWSWinter Weather Expected Tuesday into Thursday... 
Stay tuned for the latest information...

NWSExtremely Hazardous Conditions Thursday Due to Ice and Snow.... 
Stay indoors today if at all possible

NWSPreliminary Snowfall and ice Totals ... 
February 11-13, 2014

NWSIce on Roadways Expected Thursday Night into Friday Morning... 
Stay indoors today if at all possible

NWSPreliminary Snowfall and Ice Totals ... 
February 11-13, 2014

NWSIce on Roadways Expected Thursday Night into Friday Morning... 
Stay indoors today if at all possible

NWSPeak Wind Gusts from February 15th...... 
Check them out...

NWS2014 Severe Weather Awareness Week... 
March 2nd - 8th...

NWS2 EF0 tornadoes confirmed in Robeson County... 
February 21, 2014

NWSPeak Wind Gusts from February 15th...... 
Check them out...

NWSPreliminary Snowfall and Ice Totals ... 
February 11-13, 2014

NWSReport rain, hail, sleet and snow, using the PING smart phone app... 
Your reports will aid weather research!

NWS2014 Flood Safety Awareness Week... 
March 16 - 22...


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