A Complex Weather Setup Today. Some Get Spring-like Temps and Some Stay Cool.

Good Tuesday Morning. As of 6:30am: Water vapor imagery and radar continue to show showers and thunderstorms pushing off to the east. The residual cold air wedge currently in place will lift north toward the NC/SC boarder with a warm front this morning. Currently the front is draped just south of the I-85 corridor. AContinue reading “A Complex Weather Setup Today. Some Get Spring-like Temps and Some Stay Cool.”

The Week Of The Great Weather Roller Coaster Ride.

You all know the saying. If you don’t like what the weather is currently doing in North Carolina, give it a day and it will change. This week will resemble that. Skies will begin to cloud up slowly through the day as our next weather system approaches the area. Temperatures may tickle 50° today. SkiesContinue reading “The Week Of The Great Weather Roller Coaster Ride.”

Short Term Relaxation of Weather Pattern Coming Up, Cold Air Intrusion Expected for Mid-Month

Good Saturday afternoon, hope everyone is doing well… The winter weather event from yesterday has now passed and we shift our attention down the road as we will be entering the middle of January by the end of the upcoming work-week. A look at the synoptic pattern for this week features continued heights across theContinue reading “Short Term Relaxation of Weather Pattern Coming Up, Cold Air Intrusion Expected for Mid-Month”

Dry Air and Marginal Temps Limit Snowfall Accumulations In Foothills and Northwest Piedmont.

Thursday Night and Friday were forecast to bring anywhere from a trace of snow accumulation along the South Carolina State Boarder to as much as 8 inches across the eastern facing mountain slopes. That forecast verified in some areas but in many other communities, the storm left behind nothing but wet roads and mud. SeveralContinue reading “Dry Air and Marginal Temps Limit Snowfall Accumulations In Foothills and Northwest Piedmont.”

Snow, Sleet, and Don’t Be Surprised To See Brief Rain At Onset Tonight. Winter Storm Watches and Warnings Issued.

Sponsored by Four Seasons Property Maintenance here is your Thursday Morning Update. Good morning everyone. We are approximately 12-15 hours away from the start of this upcoming winter storm. Any needed preparations should be completed by 7pm tonight. A vigorous upper level low pressure is centered over Newellton Louisiana and crossing the Mississippi River fromContinue reading “Snow, Sleet, and Don’t Be Surprised To See Brief Rain At Onset Tonight. Winter Storm Watches and Warnings Issued.”

Accumulating Snow In The Forecast Friday.

SPONORED BY: FOUR SEASONS PROPERTY MAINTENANCE As of 8am Wednesday…. High pressure is building over Canada forcing the jet stream south. A very active weather pattern is evolving and we will start to feel the impacts this Friday. Below average temperatures are likely for the next two weeks. An upper level low pressure system willContinue reading “Accumulating Snow In The Forecast Friday.”

Winter Weather Chances on the Increase for Late This Week

Good Monday afternoon, hope everyone is doing well… The weather team is monitoring the next feature that will impact the Western Carolinas late this work week. Computer model guidance over the past 24 hours has have made a notable trend toward this next storm system being capable of producing the first winter weather event ofContinue reading “Winter Weather Chances on the Increase for Late This Week”

The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021

Good Thursday evening to everyone, it’s New Year’s Eve and in the weather center we are paying close attention to an evolving synoptic pattern that will influence the weather across the United States in the first days and weeks of 2021. You may remember back in November when we released the Winter Outlook, the anticipationContinue reading “The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021”

2020: Another Record-Breaking Year of Rainfall in the Foothills and Western Piedmont

The year 2020 is coming to an end and once again it was a year dominated by high rainfall events and for some locations. record-breaking amounts. Taking a look back at some of the high precipitation events of the year, back in May an anomalous upper low formed along the Mississippi River cutting off fromContinue reading “2020: Another Record-Breaking Year of Rainfall in the Foothills and Western Piedmont”

Welcome to our new website…

With the start of a new year brings a new look to our online presence. After spending the past three years dealing with a local third-party web developer to help bring the Foothills Action Network website to you, we have decided to terminate that partnership and introduce a new site that will be solely operatedContinue reading “Welcome to our new website…”