Mild Weather and increased Rain Chances In Store To Finish 2021

Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope you had a Merry Christmas. The holiday weekend is wrapping up. what will the weather look like across the western Carolinas for this final week of 2021? The first thing we can pretty much guarantee is that this year is going to finish very mild across the southeast USContinue reading “Mild Weather and increased Rain Chances In Store To Finish 2021”

Dry, Zonal Flow Returns This Week…

Good Sunday evening to everyone, we hope your weekend has been enjoyable. A cold front moved through the area yesterday and brought a little bit of rainfall to the region. With the current drought in place across Western Carolinas any precipitation is appreciated but overall the amounts were pretty modest and it likely won’t haveContinue reading “Dry, Zonal Flow Returns This Week…”

Significant Drought Across North Carolina, Burn Ban Issued…

The big weather story so far in this autumn season has been developing drought across a large part of the state of North Carolina. Over the past week wildfires have developed across the state with the worst now focused on the Pilot Mountain State Park area in Surry County. Drought conditions developed starting back inContinue reading “Significant Drought Across North Carolina, Burn Ban Issued…”

Tropical Moisture Squeeze Play to Focus Over the Southeast

Good Saturday to everyone, We continue to monitor the weather pattern that is expected to evolve across the Southeast US over the next 5-7 days. First off the National Hurricane Center has finally downgraded Fred to a remnant tropical wave located roughly off the Western Coastline of Cuba as of 11 am this morning… FredContinue reading “Tropical Moisture Squeeze Play to Focus Over the Southeast”

Hottest Temperatures of the Summer is On The Way

The summer of 2021 overall hasn’t been a terribly hot one. There have been some warm and very humid days but nothing downright blazing hot. Hickory Regional Airport has recorded a total of 15 days in which the temperature has been at or above the 90 degree mark going back to June 1st. The highestContinue reading “Hottest Temperatures of the Summer is On The Way”

The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021

Good Thursday evening to everyone, it’s New Year’s Eve and in the weather center we are paying close attention to an evolving synoptic pattern that will influence the weather across the United States in the first days and weeks of 2021. You may remember back in November when we released the Winter Outlook, the anticipationContinue reading “The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021”