Scattered Storms Return for Thursday, Cooler Weather in Time for The Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening, it was a hot day across the region on this first day of June. A lot of 90’s on the board today even across some foothills locations for the first time in 2022. Looking at the water vapor tonight you can see a shortwave trough quickly moving eastContinue reading “Scattered Storms Return for Thursday, Cooler Weather in Time for The Weekend”

2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins on Wednesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening, hope everyone is having a safe Memorial Day Weekend. This Wednesday marks the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season (June 1 – Nov 30) for 2022. NOAA just recently updated its projections for the season… As you can see they are projecting a high chance of another aboveContinue reading “2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins on Wednesday”

No Major Weather Issues For Memorial Day Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon, Memorial Day Weekend is coming up, please take a moment to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. It’s going to be a great weekend in terms of the weather for events that you may have planned. High pressure is building in today and much drier airContinue reading “No Major Weather Issues For Memorial Day Weekend”

Severe Weather and Flash Flood Threat For Western North Carolina Through Early Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Well, another day and another opportunity for Mother Nature to provide a two-pronged threat of impactful weather to the Western Carolinas…let’s break it down 1. Heavy Rain Likely A strong upper low located across Southeast Kansas this morning will slowly move east over the next 24 hours pulling rich tropical moistureContinue reading “Severe Weather and Flash Flood Threat For Western North Carolina Through Early Friday”

Rainfall Summary From Past 48 Hours; More to Come?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, it has been a very active last 48 hours across the Western Carolinas. Over the weekend our forecast team gave a head’s up on the potential of significant rainfall across the region and that has verified to this point. A non-tropical feature moved northeast from theContinue reading “Rainfall Summary From Past 48 Hours; More to Come?”

More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Summer-like pattern is firmly in place across the Western Carolinas. Some of us ran into some feisty thunderstorms while others stayed dry. An even better threat of storms is expected on Sunday as a cold front slowly moves in from the west. Futurecast indicates that thunderstorms will be scattered to numerousContinue reading “More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday”

Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon, hope your weekend is off to a good start. Storm chances are on the increase today and they could persist for several days due to a couple different weather systems. A trough across the northern tier of the US is pushing a frontal boundary toward the Eastern partContinue reading “Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week”

Abnormally Dry Conditions Across Sections of Western North Carolina

Good Thursday afternoon, the drought index has been updated for this week and for the first time in a while parts of Western North Carolina have been placed in the abnormally dry category (D0) of drought conditions. In our coverage area, Alexander and Caldwell Counties are a part of the “abnormally dry” area. Other townsContinue reading “Abnormally Dry Conditions Across Sections of Western North Carolina”