Significant Southeast Winter Storm Expected Sunday, Details to be Ironed Out

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday afternoon to everyone, we continue to watch the latest computer model guidance to indicate that a significant winter weather event will impact the Western Carolinas on Sunday. Just to rehash the Synoptics, we have ridging located along the west coast of North America. A piece of energy dives southContinue reading “Significant Southeast Winter Storm Expected Sunday, Details to be Ironed Out”

As Winter Storm Chances For The Weekend Increase, Now Is The Time To Plan.

Chief Meteorologist Chris White Are your winter weather plans updated? Do you have a plan should winds or precipitation cause power outages? Do you have an alternate source of heat? Now may be the time to make those plans. A winter weather event is looking more and more likely for the late weekend. If youContinue reading “As Winter Storm Chances For The Weekend Increase, Now Is The Time To Plan.”

Synoptic Weather Pattern to Support Winter Weather Later This Week

Good Monday evening to everyone…interesting times in the weather world as some changes already underway could lead to interesting times ahead for forecasters… For us, we look at pattern recognition when it comes to predicting winter weather several days out. Around New Years we started getting indications that a colder pattern was coming to theContinue reading “Synoptic Weather Pattern to Support Winter Weather Later This Week”

Brutal Cold Friday With Slow Weekend Moderation. Wet Weather Returns Sunday.

Good Thursday Morning. Clear skies greet you this morning if you are headed out but clouds will rapidly increase this afternoon as a short wave system advances toward the area. Snow chances remain in mountains with just light shower chances out over the foothills tonight. As of 10:00am skies across the area are clear withContinue reading “Brutal Cold Friday With Slow Weekend Moderation. Wet Weather Returns Sunday.”

Quiet Weather Wednesday Before Our Next Weather System Approaches. Winter Weather Chances Return.

Good Tuesday Afternoon. It was a beautiful day today across the area. Our active weather pattern continues though. Low pressure will come on shore tonight in the Pacific Northwest and then track Southeast toward The Carolina’s. This system will track very similar to Monday Morning’s weather system but doesn’t look as strong. First off weContinue reading “Quiet Weather Wednesday Before Our Next Weather System Approaches. Winter Weather Chances Return.”

Winter Returns Tonight. Your Afternoon Updated Forecast.

This weather update is brought to you by the great folks at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service of Morganton. Go by there and see Wendy and Sandy. Tell them that your Foothills Weather Gang sent you! They do a wonderful job with my taxes every year and I know they will treat you right too. GoodContinue reading “Winter Returns Tonight. Your Afternoon Updated Forecast.”

Severe Weather Threat Ends and We Turn Our Attention To Potential Winter Weather.

This weather update is brought to you by the great folks at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service of Morganton. Go by there and see Wendy and Sandy. Tell them that your Foothills Weather Gang sent you! They do a wonderful job with my taxes every year and I know they will treat you right too. GoodContinue reading “Severe Weather Threat Ends and We Turn Our Attention To Potential Winter Weather.”

To Snow or Not To Snow: That is the Question

Good Saturday evening to everyone we continue to monitor an active weather weekend across the region. It all begins tonight with a chance of thunderstorms and potential severe weather. However winter is bound and determined to make a return as soon as tomorrow as another disturbance, low pressure and much colder air filters into theContinue reading “To Snow or Not To Snow: That is the Question”

Severe Weather Possible Across Western Carolinas Late this Evening and Overnight

Good Saturday morning and Happy New Years to everyone across the Western Carolinas. We are starting 2022 very much like how we departed 2021 as very warm and unseasonably humid weather is entrenched across the Southeast. Today a strong upper level storm system and developing area of low pressure at the surface will interact withContinue reading “Severe Weather Possible Across Western Carolinas Late this Evening and Overnight”

Loud Thunder, Wind, and Snow. OH MY!

Good New Year’s Eve Morning! Can you believe it is already the end of 2021. I hope the New Year will find you doing well and blessing all of you and your families! Onward with the good stuff. Today high pressure moves down over the Caribbean. Southerly flow will increase through the day. The bigContinue reading “Loud Thunder, Wind, and Snow. OH MY!”