Locally Heavy Rainfall Expected Along Blue Ridge Escarpment Starting Today

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday morning to everyone, the first part of the Labor Day Weekend across Western North Carolina has pretty nice from a weather standpoint but some changes are on the way starting today. At the time this discussion is being written (pre daybreak) a few light rain showers has moved northContinue reading “Locally Heavy Rainfall Expected Along Blue Ridge Escarpment Starting Today”

Tropics Awaken As We Enter September, Threat to United States Appear Minimal At This Time

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley After going nearly two months without a named tropical system in the Atlantic Basin we now have two features, Danielle which formed late yesterday in the North-Central Atlantic and Earl has formed late Friday evening ENE of the Lesser Antilles. As you can see on the Water Vapor Image above, bothContinue reading “Tropics Awaken As We Enter September, Threat to United States Appear Minimal At This Time”

Humidity, Shower Chances Return For Labor Day Weekend. Potential Cutoff Low Next Week?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon to everyone, the Labor Day Weekend is here…the unofficial end to summer. However Mother Nature may try to differ with us a little bit. Late summer warmth and humidity is progged to return to the Western Carolinas. Infact, the process is slowly underway as of Friday afternoon. HumidityContinue reading “Humidity, Shower Chances Return For Labor Day Weekend. Potential Cutoff Low Next Week?”

Shower/Storm Chances Continue Next 48 Hours, Less Humid Air Arrives Midweek

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, lets take a look at the weather setup for the Western Carolinas as we go back to work and school on Monday. Looking at the water vapor image this evening you can see the Carolinas and all of the southeast are locked in southeast flow atContinue reading “Shower/Storm Chances Continue Next 48 Hours, Less Humid Air Arrives Midweek”

Does Relative Inactivity of the Hurricane Season Influence Future Weather

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley We had a follower of our weather pages recently send us a question about the lack of tropical activity so far in the Atlantic basin and if there is any correlation to the weather later in the year, namely as we get into the upcoming winter. Specifically, this person asked ifContinue reading “Does Relative Inactivity of the Hurricane Season Influence Future Weather”

Summer’s Last Stand?: Above Normal Temperatures to Build Next 7 Days

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday afternoon to everyone, a couple days ago we had a blog piece “Lazy Hazy Days of Late August” where we went into detail about how things may warm up here in the last week of the month. Confidence on that is increasing daily that we will see another warmContinue reading “Summer’s Last Stand?: Above Normal Temperatures to Build Next 7 Days”

The Lazy Hazy Days of Late August

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening to everyone, we will take a few minutes to go over the synoptic weather setup for the Western Carolinas for the rest of the workweek and into this weekend. First off our region saw a good bit of sunshine today and that allowed temperatures to get up intoContinue reading “The Lazy Hazy Days of Late August”

Scattered to Numerous Showers and Thunderstorms Expected Sunday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening to everyone across the region. The first half of this weekend actually turned out to be pretty nice as a whole. We all got to see a good amount of sunshine early in the day and thunderstorm coverage was limited. Plus, temperatures have remained below normal for theContinue reading “Scattered to Numerous Showers and Thunderstorms Expected Sunday”

Return of Clouds and Moisture Expected on Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday evening, hope everyone has had a great day. The region saw a fair amount of sunshine today but subtle changes will switch the pattern back up again. Southeast flow is already showing on with showers developing tonight across the Foothills and that will increase on Friday. All signs rightContinue reading “Return of Clouds and Moisture Expected on Friday”

State of the Tropics: What We Have Seen and Where We Could Be Headed

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Tropical Weather is something that we have not had to worry about lately across the majority of the US coastal regions. After getting three named systems in the first five weeks of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season, we have gone another six weeks with no additional systems in the basin. LookingContinue reading “State of the Tropics: What We Have Seen and Where We Could Be Headed”