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Carolina Backyard Naturalist (9/15/21)

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Understanding North Carolina’s Quirky Climate

Learn more about the weather and climate of North Carolina and its characteristics, from our geography to weather events like hurricanes to the large-scale patterns that affect us. This presentation will highlight online resources for finding weather data and opportunities for weather-based citizen science projects.

Presenter: Corey Davis

Assistant State Climatologist, State Climate Office of North Carolina/NC State University

Corey DavisCorey is a North Carolina native originally from the Triad and now living in the Triangle. Corey’s interest in the weather began while watching hurricanes hit the coast as a kid, and it carried him to NC State University, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in atmospheric science. Now at the State Climate Office, Corey is a science communicator and web developer with interests in weather history and data dissemination.

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Presentation Slides



Additional Resources

State Climate Office of North Carolina

North Carolina Climate Blog

National Weather Service
NWS Climate Prediction Center

National Centers for Environmental Information

The Climate Toolbox
National Hurricane Center


Helpful Reporting Hints for CoCoRaHS Observers in the Carolinas

GLOBE Observer

Written By

Matt Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMatt JonesExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture Call Matt Email Matt N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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