Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, we hope are you are prepared for the hottest day of the week coming up today. Large sprawling high pressure continues to assert itself from the Southern Plains into the Southeast. This high should continue to provide northwest flow at the surface and aloft through ThursdayContinue reading “Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week”

Second Heat Wave Begins on Tuesday, Triple Digit Temperatures Possible Wednesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday afternoon, we have a nice start to the workweek across the Western Carolinas but things will change in a big way tomorrow as the next have takes shape. We are going to have another sprawling 500mb ridge across the Southeast US moving in Tuesday and holding firm through Thursday.Continue reading “Second Heat Wave Begins on Tuesday, Triple Digit Temperatures Possible Wednesday”

Friday Morning Update; Severe Weather Today Allows For Beautiful Upcoming Weekend. Bonus Science Lesson Attached

Good Friday Morning! The MCS from yesterday left some more stable air in its wake this morning and that translates to lower dewpoints. These cold pools are fairly fragile though and with southerly flow, the dewpoints will creep back up through the day. That being said, the entire area is in a medium risk forContinue reading “Friday Morning Update; Severe Weather Today Allows For Beautiful Upcoming Weekend. Bonus Science Lesson Attached”

One Final Hot/Muggy Day Coming Friday. Afternoon and Evening Storms Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley This hot and humid weather has been draining on everyone. Outdoor activities have been unpleasant for all. On Thursday we finally was able to break the cap in the atmosphere. A line of severe storms formed along the Blue Ridge and moved off into the Piedmont and into South Carolina. SomeContinue reading “One Final Hot/Muggy Day Coming Friday. Afternoon and Evening Storms Expected”

Heat Wave to Persist next 24-48 hours…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley It’s been a toasty past three days across the Southeast as a mid-June heatwave has locked in. The good news is that we see subtle signs of the heat wave relaxing but it will take a couple more days to get there. Thursday is going to be another hot and humidContinue reading “Heat Wave to Persist next 24-48 hours…”

Another Day of High Heat and Humidity

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday to everyone, we continue to monitor a very hot weather pattern across the Western Carolinas thanks to a stout upper level Ridge that is parked overhead. Looking at the water vapor image early Wednesday morning shows the ridge firmly in place over the southeast and it will center itselfContinue reading “Another Day of High Heat and Humidity”

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?”

Local Temperature Records In Jeopardy Next Week…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday morning to everyone, We continue to look at the first substantial heat wave of 2022 coming up this week across the Western Carolinas. A 500mb ridge will exceed 594 dm on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. That along with a westerly surface wind should allow temperatures to skyrocket.Continue reading “Local Temperature Records In Jeopardy Next Week…”

Potentially Dangerous Heat to Impact the Southeast Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday evening, a couple days ago we wrote a blog piece providing a first alert on a potential heatwave for the Carolinas and all of the Southeast. Confidence is growing by the minute that we will see the highest temperatures of 2022 for most of next week. Everyone from theContinue reading “Potentially Dangerous Heat to Impact the Southeast Next Week”

Long Range Outlook: Signs of First Summer Heatwave

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Earlier today we talked about the pattern coming up through the end of the work week, a pattern that could include some Mesoscale Convective Systems. The upper air pattern through the end of the week will be supportive of that, however once we get toward the end of the 7-Day forecast,Continue reading “Long Range Outlook: Signs of First Summer Heatwave”