22 NC counties are under alert, including Wake, Cumberland, Johnston, Wayne, and Harnett counties. Details
Published: 2007-03-24 08:37:47
Updated: 2007-03-24 08:37:47
Posted March 24, 2007
By Glenn Perry
MIKE MOSS SAYS: Glenn, That would refer to the time at which the center of the sun's disk has fallen to 6 degrees of arc below the horizon after sunset. For more details, see the earlier Q&A at
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