Rainfall Summary From Past 48 Hours; More to Come?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, it has been a very active last 48 hours across the Western Carolinas. Over the weekend our forecast team gave a head’s up on the potential of significant rainfall across the region and that has verified to this point. A non-tropical feature moved northeast from theContinue reading “Rainfall Summary From Past 48 Hours; More to Come?”

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”

Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The last couple days have been really nice across the Western Carolinas with high pressure inplace but things will slowly change starting on Thursday. Looking at the water vapor image above you can see a couple disturbances, one over the lower Ohio Valley tonight. Another feature across the Midwest and oneContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…”

First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone is doing well on this Tuesday… Let’s take a look at the synoptic weather pattern for Western North Carolina for the middle to late part of this week. We have been advertising the first 90’s of the year for the Western Piedmont and a few Foothill locations that stillContinue reading “First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend”

Here Comes The Heat?: First Chance at 90-degree Temperatures Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone, this entire week has been pretty nice from a weather aspect. Pleasant mornings, mild days and relatively low humidity. The spoils of spring weather however are coming to an end, reality sets in and it appears that the first legit heatwave for the Southeast could beContinue reading “Here Comes The Heat?: First Chance at 90-degree Temperatures Next Week”

Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, it was an active weather day across parts of the Western Carolinas. We had scattered thunderstorms, some of them that were severe especially along interstate 40 this afternoon. There were a lot of reports of dime to quarter size hail from Mcdowell County eastward to partsContinue reading “Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances”