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Atmosphere Academy

Atmosphere Academy: Barometer

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video There are many tools used by meteorologists, some more important than others. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How does it rain?

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video April may be our driest month of the year, but our rainy season is just around the corner. If you know a little something about how rain forms, then you can understand why summer is usually the wettest time of year for southeastern NC. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How does snow turn into ice?

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video We've seen so much warm weather over the past week, here's a topic to cool you down a little. Class is in session at Bellamy Elementary School. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Cloud formations

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video April is one of our drier months, but it can be a wonderful time of year for observing cloud formations. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How watches are created

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It's been a quiet severe weather season so far in southeastern N.C., but you can bet that things will pick up eventually. In this week's Atmosphere Academy, meteorologist Jerry Jackson shows us how watches are created. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Tornado season

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video Spring is officially here, and that means we are deep in tornado season. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson takes a look back at a "once in a lifetime" event. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How are tornadoes different from hurricanes?

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videoSevere weather season is upon us. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson answers an interesting question about tornadoes in the atmosphere academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: How cold does it have to be for snow to form?

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video Last week's rare March snow left many North Carolinians asking the same question; just how cold does it have to be for snow to form in the first place? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the Atmosphere Academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: A winter to remember

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videoFor snow lovers, it has been a winter to remember. Snowstorms are actually more common in our area than you think. Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the atmosphere academy. Full story...

Atmosphere Academy: Does one inch of water equal one inch of snow?

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video With much of the nation still digging out from winter weather, here's a question for you. Does once inch of water equal one inch of snow? Meteorologist Jerry Jackson has more in the atmosphere academy. Full story...