Dancing, floating, falling from the sky: When snowflakes grace us with their presence, they inspire creativity, showing us familiar landscapes in a whole new light.
The 1980s: White Christmas on the Coast
A dramatic decade brings communities together around one more momentous event: a record-breaking storm that covers southeastern North Carolina in a blanket of snow — just in time for the holidays.
6 Ways to Experience Winter Wonder in Haywood County
Bundle up! Chilly temperatures mean spectacular activities and events in the Smokies.
Milk and bread are all well and good, but when the ice storm cometh, it pays to overfill the larder. In Greensboro, one writer’s winter pantry is sure to be fully stocked — and then some.
20 Recipes for a Snow Day
Whether you need fuel for sledding and snowball fights or comfort food for a day spent by the fire, these recipes — from snow cream and hot cocoa to warming casseroles, stews, and soups — will keep you cozy.
When the South Freezes Over: Historic Winter Storms
Everything grinds to a halt when Mother Nature dumps snow and ice on North Carolina. Still, there’s something special about seeing glistening ice or a bright mound of snow piled high where it doesn’t seem to belong.
Fluffy, freshly fallen snow works best for this sweet North Carolina treat. Plus, discover a twist on the classic.
The Science of Snow with Elizabeth Gardner
Elizabeth Gardner grew up fascinated by the hexagonal flakes that fell outside her Raleigh home. Today, as a Triangle-area meteorologist, she helps her community brace for The Big One.
When it comes to essential snow day comfort foods, we know you’ve got the tomato soup and grilled cheese down pat. So we’ve cooked up a few more recipes for keeping cozy on the coldest days in North Carolina.