Hurricane Matthew was not only one of the most destructive storms in North Carolina history, it was one of the oddest. For starters, Matthew made landfall in October- well past the “peak” of Atlantic Hurricane Season. Matthew also became the southernmost Category 5 storm ever recorded in an Atlantic Season while pushing through the Caribbean Sea. Matthew also had an unusual satellite representation, seemingly “connected” to a persistent blob of thunderstorms along its northeast edge. These oddities (and many more) are explored in great detail in our WNCT9 First Alert Weather documentary “Matthew: Rising Waters”. To see the complete show, click on the link below.
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