Tag: north carolina

Why the National Weather Service is Ending “Advisories”

The National Weather Service has decided the hazardous weather bulletins currently known as “advisories” will be discontinued as early as 2024. The decision comes as a result of a multi-year initiative called the NWS Hazard Simplification Project, where meteorologists, social scientists, emergency managers, and others are trying to find a way to simplify the government-run…

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The Winter of Close Calls

Let’s start with some trivia… What’s hot, cold, wet, dry, and depressingly dark? If you said “winter in the Carolinas”, you got it right! We’re offering free spring passes until June, get ’em while they’re not too hot! In all seriousness, meteorological winter just wrapped up, so I wanted to do a quick review of…

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Sign-Up for Free Storm Spotter Training

Join the network of trained weather spotters across the Carolinas! The Carolina Weather Group is hosting free SKYWARN Storm Spotter training with the National Weather Service Office in Columbia, South Carolina on Fri., March 26 at 6:30 p.m.   Everyone from across the Carolinas is welcome. (You do not need to live near Columbia to…

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