In 1985, North Carolina Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Year’s Winter Look Downright Mild
Winter in North Carolina can bring a variety of extremes. Some years, it’s not at all unusual for it to be sixty degrees on day, and then the next day it’s freezing and snowing. This year has already ushered in some much anticipated snow to many parts of the Tar Heel State – both in places you’d expect and in others where it’s not so common. But so far this year looks downright mild compared to the arctic freeze that plunged North Carolina’s temperatures to a record low in 1985.
The arctic freeze of 1985 broke records all over the Southeast. Numerous record lows were broken across the state of North Carolina. Do you remember the “freeze of the century?” On another note, North Carolina’s snowiest town, Beech Mountain, is waking up this morning to six new inches of snow. Did you get any new snow where you are?
To refresh your memory on the 2018 winter weather predictions from the Farmers’ Almanac, read on.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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