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”

Cloudy and Unsettled Times Ahead

Good Monday evening, a cold front is moving through the region tonight along with low pressure at the mid levels of the atmosphere. As the front gets to our south overnight a wind shift over to the northeast will bring cooler, cloudy and a times damp conditions for sections of the Western Carolinas. By tomorrowContinue reading “Cloudy and Unsettled Times Ahead”

Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope you’ve had a great weekend. The weather definitely cooperated as we had a lot of sunshine and less humidity compared to what we have seen most of the summer. Changes are already underway with the next storm system expected to impact the Carolinas tomorrow. ShortwaveContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible”

Extended Period of At to Below Normal Temperatures Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The big story in the weather world is the expected change in the weather pattern across the Carolinas. That process will begin tomorrow and will kick into high gear for the weekend. Trends in the guidance strongly indicates that we could see an extended period of days where temperatures remain atContinue reading “Extended Period of At to Below Normal Temperatures Expected”

One Last Day Of Storms, Less Humid Weekend On The Way

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The stagnant, moist and stormy pattern of July and the first week of August is coming to an end! Water Vapor imagery shows a distinctive cold front dropping to the southeast. By this weekend, a trough will settle in across the Eastern US setting up a less humid weekend for theContinue reading “One Last Day Of Storms, Less Humid Weekend On The Way”

Summer of Sweat: Have We Experienced the Worst of It?

I think if you ask anybody from around the Western Carolinas the big weather story this summer has been the humidity. Yes, it’s been hot but it seems like the mugginess of the air has been relentless for quite a while. Outdoor workers could attest to that more than anyone. Honestly there is a goodContinue reading “Summer of Sweat: Have We Experienced the Worst of It?”

Bermuda High Continues to Dominate Weather Pattern

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon to everyone. We are stuck in a persistent warm, moist and stormy weather pattern across Western North Carolina here in early August. You can say thanks to the pesky Bermuda High for keeping us in this pattern. Southeast flow off the Atlantic Ocean continues to pump abundant moistureContinue reading “Bermuda High Continues to Dominate Weather Pattern”

July Rainfall Summary

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley July was a wet month for the Western half of North Carolina. After dealing with extended dry weather in the month of June and a “flash drought” onset, the region made up some ground by getting in on a near daily pattern of afternoon thunderstorms. Early in the month of JuneContinue reading “July Rainfall Summary”