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Filming in North Carolina

North Carolina's production activity has plumetted after changing its 25% tax credit incentive to a grant programme. The scheme has yet to be extended past 2017, leaving television shows to look elsewhere for stable incentives.

Among the state's recent productions are Masterminds, The Disappointments Room and The Choice.

It is our pleasure to return to North Carolina for our third season of Under the Dome. The film community in the state, and particularly in the greater Wilmington area, is simply outstanding.

Kevin Berg, Executive Vice President of Production for CBS Television Studios

Climate

North Carolina is humid and sub-tropical. January temperatures range from lows of -2C to 11C, while summer conditions range from 20C to 27C. The south-west corner of the state around Blue Ridge gets the most rainfall at some 80 inches a year and is in fact one of the wettest regions in the eastern US.
Eastern parts of the state are vulnerable to hurricane conditions between the late summer and early autumn. Humidity is highest in the winter, averaging highs of 75% along the coast. The state gets about 126 clear days a year and gets rainfall on 120 days of the year.

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