Rainfall Summary (Oct 4- Oct 10th)

The Western Carolinas were in the crosshairs of another round of heavy rainfall this week. The event was a result of an upper low that developed along the Mississippi River Valley Region, cut off from the main jetstream and sat around for a couple days bringing in copious amounts of Gulf and Atlantic Moisture toContinue reading “Rainfall Summary (Oct 4- Oct 10th)”

“Faux Fall” to Stick Around for Awhile

Good Wednesday afternoon, hope everyone is doing well. Our region remains in a stagnant weather pattern thanks in part to a closed upper low that is centered across Arkansas and separated from the jet stream. This upper low along with Atlantic moisture at the surface has been the catalyst for rain showers that has impactedContinue reading ““Faux Fall” to Stick Around for Awhile”

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”