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Extreme Cold Will Return in Late Week (9am, 12/31/17)

NC Min Table 12.3110-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS Ahoskie-Tri-Cou Albemarle_AP Andrews Asheboro Asheville_Munic Beaufort-Michae Boone_NC Burlington-Burl Cape_Hatteras_AG Chapel_Hill-Hor Charlotte Cherry_Point Clinton_NC Concord_NC Currituck_NC Edenton-Northea Elizabeth_City Elizabethtown_NC Erwin-Harnett_C Fayetteville_AP Fort_Bragg/Simm Franklin/Macon_C Gastonia-Gaston Goldsboro_AFB Goldsboro_NC Greensboro Greenville_AP_NC Hickory Jacksonville Jacksonville_(A Jefferson_AP_NC Kenansville-Dup Kill_Devil_Hills Kinston_AP Lexington-David Lincolnton_AP Louisburg_NC Lumberton_AP_NC Mackall_AAF Manteo/Dare_Co Maxton Mcalf_Bogue_Fiel Monroe_AP_NC Morganton-Morga Mount_Airy-Moun New_Bern North_Wilkesbor Oxford_NC Piney_Island_Bom Pope_AFB Raleigh-Durham Reidsville_AP Roanoke_Rap_AP Roanoke_Rapids_R Rockingham_NC Rocky_Mount-Wils Roxboro_AP Rutherfordton Salisbury-Rowan Sanford_NC Shelby_AP_NC Smithfield_AP Southern_Pines Southport_NC Statesville-Sta Tarboro_AP Wadesboro_AP Washington-Warr Whiteville_NC Wilmington_AP_NC Winston-Salem Virginia 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS Abingdon Ashland_VA Charlottesville Chesapeake-Ches Culpeper Danville Dublin/New_Riv Emporia_VA Farmville Fentress_Naval_A Fort_Belvoir/Da Fort_Eustis/Fel Franklin/J_B_Ro Hillsville Hot_Springs/Ing Jonesville_AP Langley_AFB Leesburg/Godfre Louisa-Louisa_C Lynchburg Manassas_Muni(A Marion/Wythev Martinsville Mecklenburg/Bru Melfa/Accomack Newport_News Norfolk_Hampton_ Norfolk_NAS Norfolk_VA Oceana Orange_VA Petersburg_(AWO Quantico Richlands_AP Richlands_VA Richmond Richmond_Chester Roanoke Shannon_Arpt Stafford_AP_VA Staunton-Shenan Suffolk-Suffolk Tappahannock_AP Virginia_Tech_A Wakefield_AP Wallops_Island Warrenton_Fauqui Washington_Dulle West_Point_VA Williamsburg_VA Winchester_Rgnl Wise/Lonesome_P MD 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER FORECASTS Aberdeen Andrews_AFB Annapolis_Naval Baltimore_Sci_Ce Baltimore/Wash Cambridge/Dorche College_Park_AP Cumberland_AP Easton_MD Fort_Meade Frederick_MD Gaithersburg_AP Hagerstown_AP Leonardtown Middle_River Oakland_MD_AP Ocean_City_AP Patuxent_River Salisbury Stevensville_AP St_Inigoes/Webst Washington_DC_AP Westminster_AP SC 10-DAY DETAILED HOURLY WEATHER …

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National Watermelon Day 2016

August 3rd 2016 is National Watermelon Day and to celebrate properly, you will need to purchase the perfect watermelon. But …

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Summer Annuals

Livestock producers can use summer annual forages to supplement cool season forages during the gap in summer production. Fescue …

Managing Cattle in a Drought

Dry conditions and excessive temps have prevailed in Burke County and across the State this summer. Beef producers are …

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

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