Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week

Good Saturday evening to everyone across the Western Carolinas. Hope you weekend is off to a great start. We have an important blog piece about developing Tropical Storm Ian and the impacts for the Western Caribbean, Cuba and the US over the next 5-7 days. Please share this with friends or family who may beContinue reading “Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week”

Tropical Update: Fiona and Gaston Continues to Move North, Hermine Expected to Develop This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, remember about a month ago when we spoke about how abnormally quiet the Atlantic Hurricane Season was to that point? Well, things have obviously changed in recent times as we are at the peak of the Hurricane Season (September-Early October). We have powerful Hurricane Fiona pullingContinue reading “Tropical Update: Fiona and Gaston Continues to Move North, Hermine Expected to Develop This Weekend”

Above Normal Temperatures This Work Week, Significant Cooldown Expected for the Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning to everyone, it was a mild weekend across the western Carolinas as high-pressure remains firmly entrenched across the southeast US. We are going to turn up the heat a little bit over the next three or four days before some major changes come just in time for nextContinue reading “Above Normal Temperatures This Work Week, Significant Cooldown Expected for the Weekend”

Fiona Gradually Strengthening Near Puerto Rico, Threat to United States is Low

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening to everyone, hope your weekend is off to a good start. We have an update on Tropical Storm Fiona down in the Caribbean. After dealing with a good bit of wind shear two days ago, Fiona is in a more favorable atmospheric environment as there is a distinctContinue reading “Fiona Gradually Strengthening Near Puerto Rico, Threat to United States is Low”

Above Normal Temperatures On The Way As We Near The Autumnal Equinox

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon to everyone. Hope your week has been a great one. We have had a 5-Star week in terms of weather across Western North Carolina. A cold front moved through late Monday flushed out a tropical like regime and since that point we have experienced an early taste ofContinue reading “Above Normal Temperatures On The Way As We Near The Autumnal Equinox”

Tropical Depression Seven Forms, Impacts to Eastern Caribbean Possible This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening to everyone. Not much going on in the weather department locally, so lets talk tropics… Tropical Depression Seven formed late this morning several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles. As of 7 pm Wednesday water vapor imagery shows a good bit of convection blossoming along and eastContinue reading “Tropical Depression Seven Forms, Impacts to Eastern Caribbean Possible This Weekend”

Forecaster’s Dream: Pleasant Weather Expected Next Seven Days

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening, hope your week is off to a good start so far. The weather has made a drastic change compared to what it was like over the weekend as much drier air has moved into North Carolina. As you can see on the water vapor damage, the trough andContinue reading “Forecaster’s Dream: Pleasant Weather Expected Next Seven Days”

Muggy and Unsettled Weather Continues, Clearing Expected Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening everyone, it has been a cloudy and soggy start to the weekend across the Western Carolinas due to an upper trough along the Gulf Coast and a persistent southeast fetch of moisture up against the Blue Ridge Mountains. Thankfully precipitation amounts have been within control over the pastContinue reading “Muggy and Unsettled Weather Continues, Clearing Expected Next Week”

Significant Rainfall Returns Late Friday Night, Flash Flooding Possible This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday afternoon to everyone, today is a nice day across the Western Carolinas with a mix of sun and clouds but over the next 24 hours things will begin to change quickly as the region is in the crosshairs of another heavy rain event. Global computer model guidance several daysContinue reading “Significant Rainfall Returns Late Friday Night, Flash Flooding Possible This Weekend”

Upslope Flow Decreases Tuesday/Wednesday, Confidence Increasing on Another Heavy Rain Threat Late Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday afternoon and Happy Labor Day to everyone. Unfortunately the weather hasn’t been very cooperative as we have seen a lot of clouds and rainfall across the region. Let’s break down what’s happening… A broad trough with deep southwest flow at 500 mb exists across the Southeast US, that alongContinue reading “Upslope Flow Decreases Tuesday/Wednesday, Confidence Increasing on Another Heavy Rain Threat Late Week”