Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone, the stagnant weather pattern that we have experienced this week begins to change a little bit starting today. The one constant is that we continue to have abundant tropical moisture across the Southeast US and it’s in no hurry to move out thanks in part toContinue reading “Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend”

Heavy Rain Threat to Persist for Tennessee Valley/Southern Appalachians the Rest of This Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening, the synoptic weather pattern across the Eastern US is truly stuck in a rut. Which honestly for late July isn’t that big of an anomaly. The jet stream is at its furthest point north that you will see during the year. Of course as a result…. hot, humid,Continue reading “Heavy Rain Threat to Persist for Tennessee Valley/Southern Appalachians the Rest of This Week”

How Long Does the Heat Wave Last?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Monday was a very hot and humid day across the Western North Carolina Foothills and Western Piedmont, as a heat wave is underway. Taking at look at the water vapor image late Monday night you can see the massive ridge that is centered across the Tennessee Valley and will eventually locateContinue reading “How Long Does the Heat Wave Last?”

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”