NCICS News

Apr 30, 2019

Scott Stevens on The Weather Channel's AMHQ

On April 30, 2019, Scott Stevens appeared live on the AMHQ program on The Weather Channel, speaking with Jim Cantore and Stephanie Abrams about recent…

Apr 11, 2019

Precipitation and Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes

New research reveals that the overall risk of a fatal car crash increases by about 34% during precipitation events in the contiguous United States. Compared…

Feb 5, 2019

Seasonal and Regional Changes in Arctic Sea Ice

Two recent papers by a team of authors, including CICS-NC’s Ge Peng, explore the changing seasonality and regional variability of Arctic sea ice cover. This…

Nov 26, 2018

The Extremely Active 2017 North Atlantic Hurricane Season

For Immediate Release The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season was one of the most active and destructive on record. In a paper published in the…

Sep 25, 2018

Putting Hurricane Florence into Historical Perspective

Preliminary research by NCICS’ Kenneth Kunkel indicates that Hurricane Florence was among the rainiest storms to hit the United States in the last 70 years. Based…

Sep 19, 2018

Carl Schreck: ACC Today Interview

GOES-16 image of Hurricane Florence, September 13, 2018. As Hurricane Florence was headed towards the North Carolina coast last week, several universities in the Atlantic…

Feb 21, 2018

Arctic Sea Ice Trends and Projections

Researchers from CICS-NC and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill used satellite data and various statistical models to analyze trends in Arctic sea ice…

Jan 9, 2018

NC State Research - Annual Review 2017

NC State’s Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED) — the NC State home of NCICS and CICS-NC — is celebrating a year of…

Sep 27, 2017

GOES-16 Data in the Cloud

NOAA’s new geostationary weather satellite, GOES-16, is already changing the way we view our planet, even though it won’t be declared fully operational until later…

Aug 8, 2017

Updated International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Data

NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information recently announced the release of an updated version of the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) dataset. ISCCP uses…