NCICS News

Dec 19, 2019

Hurricanes Harvey and Florence: Historical Context

In 2017 and 2018, the United States experienced historic rainfall totals and damaging inland floods from two slow-moving hurricanes—Harvey and Florence. In a new paper…

Dec 19, 2019

Submonthly Temperature Data and Extreme Heat Events

Homogenized Temperature Data at Submonthly Frequencies Researchers interested in how heat waves and cold waves are changing over time, or in how particular heat or…

Nov 20, 2019

New Weather Station at Isaac Dickson Elementary in Asheville

On November 15, staff from NCICS and NOAA NCEI joined faculty, staff, and students from Isaac Dickson Elementary School (IDES) to install an automated, wireless…

Oct 29, 2019

NCSU Chancellor Woodson Visits NCICS

Dr. Randy Woodson, Chancellor of NC State University, visited the offices of NCICS and NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) during a recent trip…

Sep 9, 2019

Carl Schreck on the ACC Today show

GOES-16 image of Hurricane Dorian, September 5, 2019. As Hurricane Dorian was headed towards the Florida coast last week, Florida State and Boise State decided…

Jun 17, 2019

"Climate Stripes" for US Temperature and Precipitation by County

Inspired by climate scientist Ed Hawkins’ Show Your Stripes project, NCICS’s Jared Rennie has developed an online geographic information system (GIS) tool to generate “Warming…

May 31, 2019

NC State Climate Research Institute to Host NOAA Cooperative Institute

NCICS to Host NOAA Cooperative Institute NCICS will host the Asheville location of the new Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies, which will be…

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…