Why is North Carolina so susceptible to hurricanes?

POSTED: 6:51 PM Jun 24 2013   UPDATED: 11:03 AM Jun 25 2013
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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.