Agriculture & Food

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Cover photo for North Carolina Frost / Freeze Forecast Produced Wed. Afternoon (5pm, April 4, 2018)

North Carolina Frost / Freeze Forecast Produced Wed. Afternoon (5pm, April 4, 2018)

10-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 AWIS Weather Services, Inc. North Carolina Frost/Freeze Forecast Produced at 306 p.m. CDT on Wed …

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