Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Things are lining up to where Monday could be the most widespread rainfall event we have seen in quite a while. Here’s a breakdown of what’s going on. Water vapor image tonight shows abundant gulf moisture moving Northward into the Southeast ahead of a slowing cold front. This front will takeContinue reading “Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday”

More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Summer-like pattern is firmly in place across the Western Carolinas. Some of us ran into some feisty thunderstorms while others stayed dry. An even better threat of storms is expected on Sunday as a cold front slowly moves in from the west. Futurecast indicates that thunderstorms will be scattered to numerousContinue reading “More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday”

Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon, hope your weekend is off to a good start. Storm chances are on the increase today and they could persist for several days due to a couple different weather systems. A trough across the northern tier of the US is pushing a frontal boundary toward the Eastern partContinue reading “Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week”

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”

2020: Another Record-Breaking Year of Rainfall in the Foothills and Western Piedmont

The year 2020 is coming to an end and once again it was a year dominated by high rainfall events and for some locations. record-breaking amounts. Taking a look back at some of the high precipitation events of the year, back in May an anomalous upper low formed along the Mississippi River cutting off fromContinue reading “2020: Another Record-Breaking Year of Rainfall in the Foothills and Western Piedmont”