Most People Don’t Know About North Carolina’s Deadly Tornado Alley

When most people think of tornado activity in the U.S., the Tornado Alley sweeping through the Great Plains comes to mind. However, there is a growing consensus that Tornado Alley is shifting to the East and South… which already have their own tornado alleys – and one of them is in North Carolina!

Do you live in Carolina Alley? The North Carolina Department of Safety has a fantastic tornado resource page on their website. You’ll learn everything from early warning signs to how to prepare, what to do during a tornado, and what actions you should take after a tornado has moved through your area. Find those tips, and more, on this page of their official website.

Have you experienced a tornado in North Carolina? If you’d like to share some thoughts on your experience, our comments thread is always open to you.

The Tar Heel State is no stranger to the devastating effects of Mother Nature. In 1916, a deadly flood swept over parts of the state. To learn more and see rare photos from that catastrophic event, keep reading here.