October Weather Review

With Hurricane Matthew slowly churning through eastern North Carolina during the month of October and with copious amounts of rain falling in September, you would think that October would have been a very wet month for everybody across eastern North Carolina. Actually, that was not the case for all communities as the rain fell pretty unevenly. A trough of low pressure set up across inland areas during hurricane Matthew and the hurricane itself tracked closer to the coast than the hurricane center though. With both of these meteorological factors in place, rain fell more inland than along the coast, which…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Why do the leaves change colors?

It’s beginning to feel like autumn outside and in this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit, let’s talk about why the leaves change colors! Plants u…

Sunday Science Tidbit; Why are the Blue Ridge Mountains blue?

In this week’s Sunday Science Tidbit we’re travelling up to the mountains of North Carolina to answer the question… why do the Blue Ridge Mo…