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”

Ian To Disrupt Plans This Weekend. Preparations For Wind and Rain Should Be Completed

Good Thursday Evening to everyone across the forecast area. We continue to track the progress of Hurricane Ian. Ian will arrive onshore again, this time in South Carolina, by Friday Afternoon. Ian likely will never be a symmetrical storm again though due to interaction with the northern stream trough and attendant frontal boundary that itContinue reading “Ian To Disrupt Plans This Weekend. Preparations For Wind and Rain Should Be Completed”

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”

Ian To Slowly Move North Into The Southeast This Weekend, Flooding Likely To Occur

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, we continue to monitor Ian, which is now a major Hurricane crossing the Western tip of Cuba. Now that we are between 3-4 days out, it’s time to hone in on some details and how Ian could impact Western North Carolina. Here’s a look at theContinue reading “Ian To Slowly Move North Into The Southeast This Weekend, Flooding Likely To Occur”

Ian Becomes a Hurricane; Impacts from Florida to the Carolinas Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning to everyone, we start a new workweek and the big weather story is Hurricane Ian. After being disorganized and fighting some mid level dry air for a good part of Sunday, Ian really took off Sunday night with the assistance of a nocturnal max of convection around theContinue reading “Ian Becomes a Hurricane; Impacts from Florida to the Carolinas Expected”

Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week

Good Saturday evening to everyone across the Western Carolinas. Hope you weekend is off to a great start. We have an important blog piece about developing Tropical Storm Ian and the impacts for the Western Caribbean, Cuba and the US over the next 5-7 days. Please share this with friends or family who may beContinue reading “Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week”