We Need Rain! Will It Arrive Soon?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, We have been blessed with some really nice weather this autumn season but the trade off is that we are becoming quite dry across the Western Carolinas. A frontal boundary to our west is producing quite a bit of rainfall and severe weather for the MississippiContinue reading “We Need Rain! Will It Arrive Soon?”

End of the Growing Season Expected For Some This Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, some big weather changes are on the way and they will begin over the next 24 hours. Looking at the Water Vapor image, we have a fast, zonal flow across the Southeast US but that is quickly changing. We have talked all week about a blockingContinue reading “End of the Growing Season Expected For Some This Week”

Cold Front Arrives Sunday, Rain Chances Accompany The Front. Much Colder Next Week, Frost/Freeze Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon to everyone, classic fall-like weather continues to dominate over the United States for the middle of October. The tropics are quiet right now and there are no expectations of tropical troubles for the US in the foreseeable future. Our attention this time of the year starts to shiftContinue reading “Cold Front Arrives Sunday, Rain Chances Accompany The Front. Much Colder Next Week, Frost/Freeze Expected”

Amplified Weather Pattern Expected Going Into Middle of October

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning to everyone, fall weather has definitely locked in here on the 10th day of October and it appears that Mother Nature will kick it up a couple levels during the next week or more. The Western Pacific Hurricane Season has been active in recent weeks, a few typhoonsContinue reading “Amplified Weather Pattern Expected Going Into Middle of October”

Now Back To Your Regularly Scheduled Fall Weather

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening, hope you weekend is off to a great start. Weather-wise the Western Carolinas is dealing with leftover clouds associated with the passage of former Hurricane Ian. As you can see on the water vapor image (click to play loop) there is not very much going on across theContinue reading “Now Back To Your Regularly Scheduled Fall Weather”

Ian Rainfall Summary; Much Needed Precipitation For The Region

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon, the impacts from former Hurricane Ian turned out to be mild for the Western Piedmont and Foothills of Western North Carolina. We can likely thank two key factors to preventing major problems. First the storm track of Ian gradually shifted east within 36-48 hours of impact. Instead ofContinue reading “Ian Rainfall Summary; Much Needed Precipitation For The Region”

Final Destination: Ian to Landfall in South Carolina Today. Rain/Wind to Spread into Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning, we continue to monitor the latest on Hurricane Ian as it approaches the South Carolina coastline later today. After spending several days monitoring this deadly storm, its impacts to the Western Carolinas will finally arrive today. We’re getting a first look at the visible satellite and needless toContinue reading “Final Destination: Ian to Landfall in South Carolina Today. Rain/Wind to Spread into Western Carolinas”

Thursday Noon Update: Wind Potential On The Increase For Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday afternoon, we continue to monitor TS Ian and as it now has exited off the east coast of Florida. This is a fluid situation with some important changes as of the 11 am forecast advisory. Ian is now expected to spend some extra time out over the Atlantic oceanContinue reading “Thursday Noon Update: Wind Potential On The Increase For Friday”

Ian To Begin Impacting The Carolinas With Rain, Gusty Winds on Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday morning to everyone, we continue to monitor Ian as it works across Florida and up the Southeast Coastline of the United States. Ian yesterday made landfall as a strong Category Four Hurricane near Cayo Costa Florida at 3:05 pm. The Thursday 5 am update has Ian downgraded to aContinue reading “Ian To Begin Impacting The Carolinas With Rain, Gusty Winds on Friday”

Dangerous Hurricane Ian Bares Down on Florida, Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds to Impact Western North Carolina This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning, we continue to closely monitor Hurricane Ian as it makes approach on the Florida Coastline and eventually the Carolinas… Some important things took place yesterday that has impacted the forecast track across Florida and then eventually as it goes northward into Georgia and the Carolinas. We will getContinue reading “Dangerous Hurricane Ian Bares Down on Florida, Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds to Impact Western North Carolina This Weekend”