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Archive - 2012 - Blog entry

BY GEORGE: January Outlook

January is one of the two months that are at the “heart” of the winter season.

BY GEORGE: The Big Snow

A storm system moving across the Florida peninsula and along the Southern Atlantic Coast produced high winds and record snows along the Carolina coast in 1989.

BY GEORGE: Winter Weather Terms

I have selected a variety of official NWS winter weather terms that would pertain to this region in such case that any are needed.

BY GEORGE: Winter Outlook 2012-13

Not as extreme are the three main words that describe what I think will happen this year across the country.

November was cold; December is warm?

It would appear that Mother Nature isn't ready just yet to get into the holiday spirit.

BY GEORGE: No Water, No Life!

There are various reasons one might want to understand the nature of a water molecule.

The Christmas Tree that nearly got us...

When it comes to Christmas tree decorating, people seem to be divided into two camps: artificial and "real".

Fall strikes again; more East Coast storms?

I'm sure you'll be talking about the change in weather a lot in your small talk sessions over the next few days. "It was just in the 70's," your co-worker in the elevator will say.

Sledding at 58 degrees

Many communities in southeastern NC begin Christmas celebrations early in November.

What to grow, what to plant, what to eat

It’s the cool season alright, and that means some of our favorite warm season veggies. are long gone.

BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Say it ain't so! Nor'easter threat for Sandy areas. What it means for them, and us.

Not again! The cries have erupted wishing and hoping away another Sandy from striking the Northeast. Here's the good news; this is NOT another Sandy.

It took a disaster for NJ to get some love

For me, New Jersey is more than the land between New York and Pennsylvania.

BY GEORGE: Energy In Hurricanes

One can look at total energy produced in a hurricane one of two ways:

1. The total amount of energy released by the condensation of water droplets or

BUCKLEY'S BLOG: Why a perfect forecast just isn't enough

The TV meteorologist has long been the butt of many jokes. "What's the only job you can have and be wrong everyday? A meteorologist of course!" (Har, har, har.) Why is this the case? Well, as meteorologists we're trying to predict the future.

Moments passed, never to come again

I seem to remember posting a blog entry recently about how October is usually a "quiet" month for weather in North Carolina.