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Why is North Carolina so susceptible to hurricanes?

Published On: Jun 24 2013 05:51:38 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2013 10:03:00 AM CDT

More than 400 tropical systems have impacted North Carolina in its history.  In fact, North Carolina ranks fourth among states hit by hurricanes. StormTrack 12 Meteorologist Les Still explains why we are so vulnerable to strikes by these storms in part one of our Hurricane Series.