Christmas weather… not always what you expect

On the surface, Christmas Eve weather in eastern North Carolina may seem straightforward. We see an average high in the 50’s and average lows in the 30’s. But the seasonal averages don’t tell the whole story. Christmas Eve offers some of the most varied weather of any date. On Christmas Eve of 1990, Williamston hit a daytime high of 78 degrees. Just one year before, the high was only 19. Oh, you remember that year… On Christmas Eve of 1989 Greenville picked up 5 inches of snow, and some of our southern counties saw nearly 17 inches. But heavy rain…