Christmas Week Weather Preview

Hope everyone is having a great weekend across the Western Carolinas. Lots of stuff going on locally here a week before Christmas… Let’s take a few moments to talk about in detail about the weather coming up. Holiday travel will be picking up over the next few days, folks heading to their holiday destinations. TheContinue reading “Christmas Week Weather Preview”

Dry, Zonal Flow Returns This Week…

Good Sunday evening to everyone, we hope your weekend has been enjoyable. A cold front moved through the area yesterday and brought a little bit of rainfall to the region. With the current drought in place across Western Carolinas any precipitation is appreciated but overall the amounts were pretty modest and it likely won’t haveContinue reading “Dry, Zonal Flow Returns This Week…”

Cold Front to Move Through Region Tomorrow

Good Friday morning, we continue to monitor our next storm system and how it may impact the region. A trough in the Western US will eject east tomorrow, at the surface a cold front will fire up showers and thunderstorms layer today. A few of those could be severe along Mississippi River Valley and MidContinue reading “Cold Front to Move Through Region Tomorrow”

Best Rain Chances in a Month Coming This Weekend, Or Will It?

Good Wednesday morning to everyone, Fast zonal weather flow continues across the Southeast region on this Wednesday. A disturbance brought some rainfall to parts of South Carolina overnight but very little of it made it into North Carolina. That is the name of the game right now across the region as a drought has settledContinue reading “Best Rain Chances in a Month Coming This Weekend, Or Will It?”

Some Drought Relief Possible Next Week

We are in the middle of a really dry stretch of weather here across the Western Carolinas. The good news is there may be some assistance as we get into the upcoming work week thanks in part to a couple systems that may provide a little precipitation for the region. Just how dry has itContinue reading “Some Drought Relief Possible Next Week”

Significant Drought Across North Carolina, Burn Ban Issued…

The big weather story so far in this autumn season has been developing drought across a large part of the state of North Carolina. Over the past week wildfires have developed across the state with the worst now focused on the Pilot Mountain State Park area in Surry County. Drought conditions developed starting back inContinue reading “Significant Drought Across North Carolina, Burn Ban Issued…”

Colder than Normal Weather Pattern Moves In, Could It Persist Long Term?

Good Friday evening to everyone, as you noticed today we had a lot of sunshine as a cold front moved through late Thursday night. That cold front is being followed another stronger frontal passage that will move through here on Saturday morning and it will deliver some cold air into the Carolinas. As you alsoContinue reading “Colder than Normal Weather Pattern Moves In, Could It Persist Long Term?”

2021-22 Winter Outlook: Sponsored by Mi Paloma Mexican Restaurant

Good Monday evening to everyone, Tonight we release our 2021-22 Winter Outlook for the Western North Carolina Foothills and Western Piedmont. This a more text-friendly version of the Outlook for those who didn’t watch the premiere on Facebook and Youtube. With La Nina still firmly in place globally, the pieces are still there for anContinue reading “2021-22 Winter Outlook: Sponsored by Mi Paloma Mexican Restaurant”

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”