Whispers of Fall Weather In The Air

Good Saturday afternoon to everyone, we are getting to that point of the year where mother nature begins to lose her firm grip on summer and we begin to see the signs of Autumn’s return. Here at least in the short term late-summer like weather remains tough across the Carolinas as a broad area ofContinue reading “Whispers of Fall Weather In The Air”

Zonal Flow Returns, Extended Dry Period Expected

With the Labor Day Holiday now past us, attention turns to the weather pattern for the first full week of September. And to be honest it has a late summer/early fall look to it. After dealing with Hurricane Ida last week across a good part of the Eastern US, a return to a tranquil weatherContinue reading “Zonal Flow Returns, Extended Dry Period Expected”

Ida now Inland, Could Have Some Impact In Western Carolinas…

Good Monday afternoon, Tropical Storm Ida is located across West Central Mississippi at the noon hour and it moving north-northeast. Ida will turn move northeast as we head into later today, will cross into NW Alabama late tonight and into Central Tennessee on Tuesday… Ida will have some impacts on the weather locally, though notContinue reading “Ida now Inland, Could Have Some Impact In Western Carolinas…”

Dangerous Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall, No Direct Impact to Western North Carolina Expected

The Gulf Coast Region is once again feeling the impacts of a Major Hurricane as Ida has made landfall near Port Fourchon Louisiana just prior to 1 pm Eastern Time, winds were 150 mph at landfall which is on the high end of a Category Four on the Saffir-Simpson Scale. Our prayers go out toContinue reading “Dangerous Hurricane Ida Makes Landfall, No Direct Impact to Western North Carolina Expected”

Fred has Made Landfall, Heavy Rain and Severe Weather Will Spread North Toward The Carolinas

As of 3:30 pm, Tropical Storm Fred has made landfall along the Florida Panhandle. As we go through the next 36 hours, the remnants of Fred will interact with the Southern Appalachians to bring the potential of excessive rainfall and severe weather to the region. The region has experienced some significant rainfall over the pastContinue reading “Fred has Made Landfall, Heavy Rain and Severe Weather Will Spread North Toward The Carolinas”

Tropical Moisture Squeeze Play to Focus Over the Southeast

Good Saturday to everyone, We continue to monitor the weather pattern that is expected to evolve across the Southeast US over the next 5-7 days. First off the National Hurricane Center has finally downgraded Fred to a remnant tropical wave located roughly off the Western Coastline of Cuba as of 11 am this morning… FredContinue reading “Tropical Moisture Squeeze Play to Focus Over the Southeast”

Atlantic Hurricane Season cranking up in time for its Peak

In terms of the tropics, the past few weeks have been very quiet across the Atlantic Basin as the global weather patterns has featured a lull in activity. However that is changing quickly now that we are approaching the heart of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Today the National Hurricane Center has designated a disturbance asContinue reading “Atlantic Hurricane Season cranking up in time for its Peak”

Hottest Temperatures of the Summer is On The Way

The summer of 2021 overall hasn’t been a terribly hot one. There have been some warm and very humid days but nothing downright blazing hot. Hickory Regional Airport has recorded a total of 15 days in which the temperature has been at or above the 90 degree mark going back to June 1st. The highestContinue reading “Hottest Temperatures of the Summer is On The Way”

Major Severe Weather Outbreak Thursday for North Carolina. Western Piedmont and Foothills Could Be Impacted

This week is a stark reminder that severe weather season is here across the Southeast US. We are monitoring a dynamic storm system exiting the Rockies and moving into the Southern Plains. This storm will bring severe weather to the Mid-South today where a rare “High Risk” (Level 5 of 5) has been issued centeredContinue reading “Major Severe Weather Outbreak Thursday for North Carolina. Western Piedmont and Foothills Could Be Impacted”

High Pressure, Tranquil Weather Settled In For A While

Good Thursday morning to everyone, An extended period of dry weather is coming up for the Western Carolinas. I know many people will enjoy this considering how February featured a lot of cloudiness and periods of wet weather. A look at the Synoptics through early next week shows troughs located off both coasts of theContinue reading “High Pressure, Tranquil Weather Settled In For A While”