Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Things are lining up to where Monday could be the most widespread rainfall event we have seen in quite a while. Here’s a breakdown of what’s going on. Water vapor image tonight shows abundant gulf moisture moving Northward into the Southeast ahead of a slowing cold front. This front will takeContinue reading “Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday”

Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The last couple days have been really nice across the Western Carolinas with high pressure inplace but things will slowly change starting on Thursday. Looking at the water vapor image above you can see a couple disturbances, one over the lower Ohio Valley tonight. Another feature across the Midwest and oneContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…”

Saharan Dust Plume Crossing the Atlantic, Southeast Could See Impacts Late This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, every time about this time of the year when the hurricane season is about to crank up easterly trade winds help gather dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa and transports a plume of dust across the Atlantic Ocean. That is currently ongoing in the EasternContinue reading “Saharan Dust Plume Crossing the Atlantic, Southeast Could See Impacts Late This Weekend”

First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone is doing well on this Tuesday… Let’s take a look at the synoptic weather pattern for Western North Carolina for the middle to late part of this week. We have been advertising the first 90’s of the year for the Western Piedmont and a few Foothill locations that stillContinue reading “First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend”

More Storms Expected for Monday, Hotter and Drier Air Moves in by Mid-Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope your weekend has been a good one. An upper low that we have been tracking for over a week now is finally falling apart and will lift out of the region tonight and on Monday. It has brought humid and unsettled weather to the region,Continue reading “More Storms Expected for Monday, Hotter and Drier Air Moves in by Mid-Week”

Here Comes The Heat?: First Chance at 90-degree Temperatures Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone, this entire week has been pretty nice from a weather aspect. Pleasant mornings, mild days and relatively low humidity. The spoils of spring weather however are coming to an end, reality sets in and it appears that the first legit heatwave for the Southeast could beContinue reading “Here Comes The Heat?: First Chance at 90-degree Temperatures Next Week”

Blocking Pattern to Emerge over Next Seven Days…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening to everyone, hope your weekend is off to an enjoyable start. Yesterdays severe weather maker has passed our region and has left the Western Carolinas in a more stable regime. As you can see we are on the back side of the upper low which means cooler, drierContinue reading “Blocking Pattern to Emerge over Next Seven Days…”

Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon and Evening…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone across the region, today has the potential to be a very active day in terms of severe weather across a large portion of the Southeast US due to a dynamic storm system. The 0z model suite has rolled in and has resulted in some changes toContinue reading “Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon and Evening…”

Severe Weather Possible Friday Across Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday morning to everyone, today will be a brief respite from thunderstorm activity as some cooler and less humid air has moved in. That will be temporary as moisture will surge back north ahead of the system current over the Plains. This system will slowly intensify aloft on Friday andContinue reading “Severe Weather Possible Friday Across Western Carolinas”

Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, it was an active weather day across parts of the Western Carolinas. We had scattered thunderstorms, some of them that were severe especially along interstate 40 this afternoon. There were a lot of reports of dime to quarter size hail from Mcdowell County eastward to partsContinue reading “Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances”