In the past two weeks, both North and South Carolina have had significant hurricane anniversaries. On September 16, 1999, Hurricane Floyd came ashore at Cape Fear, NC, as a category 2 hurricane with winds of 105 miles per hour. 20 years ago tonight – midnight, September 22 - the eye of Hurricane Hugo passed directly over [...]
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Today is June 1, which means it’s the start of the Atlantic hurricane season (which runs through Nov. 30). By now, you may have seen the famous Colorado State University Atlantic hurricane season outlook calling for an average season. But wait – didn’t they say back in December that it would be slightly above average? [...]