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”

Flash Flood Threat Increases Tuesday Across Western North Carolina. Flash Flood Watches Hoisted.

Good late evening to everyone across Western North Carolina. Confidence has increased through the day today that a potentially high impact flash flood event could evolve Tuesday Afternoon across Western North Carolina. A surge or tropical moisture arrives through the night tonight and maximizes Tuesday Afternoon. A cold front will then move through Wednesday bringingContinue reading “Flash Flood Threat Increases Tuesday Across Western North Carolina. Flash Flood Watches Hoisted.”

Heavy Rain And Flash Flooding Possible This Week.

Good Morning! It is Monday September 20th, 2021. It is the 263rd day of 2021. There are 102 days remaining in the year. Sunrise today was at 7:14am and the sun will set at 7:02pm. Today has the same amount of daylight as March 21st. We are quickly losing daylight and the sun will setContinue reading “Heavy Rain And Flash Flooding Possible This Week.”

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…”