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NCSU Partners with WFO Raleigh to Investigate Extreme Lightning Days in NC

Lightning is recognized as a significant weather threat to life and property, responsible for multiple deaths and injuries as well as billions of dollars in damage per year. Given these potential dangers, accurate predictions of lightning activity, particularly excessive cloud-to-ground … Continue reading

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Broken-S signature this morning?

Hi, all – With this high-shear / low-CAPE event starting to wind down, I wanted to post some screen grabs from earlier this morning, including what looks to be a broken-S signature over our northern CWA. Radar imagery from both … Continue reading

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