Yes, NC Is Second Top State For Hurricane Activity


GREENSBORO, N.C. —[Update: As of Aug. 4, 2020, after Isaias hit North Carolina as a category 1, North Carolina remained the second-top state for hurricane activity with 122 hurricanes and tropical storms. Florida maintained its lead with 230, and Texas held third with 114.]

This Weather Wednesday, hurricanes take the focus, as Tropical Storm Dorian churns toward Puerto Rico

So far, North Carolina has had a pretty quiet hurricane season, though this time last year, we were gearing up for Hurricane Florence in the second week of September. It caused extensive flooding and wind damage.

Florence definitely wasn't the first...and certainly won't be the last monster storm to hit the Carolina coast.

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