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”

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”

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”

Above Normal Temperatures This Work Week, Significant Cooldown Expected for the Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning to everyone, it was a mild weekend across the western Carolinas as high-pressure remains firmly entrenched across the southeast US. We are going to turn up the heat a little bit over the next three or four days before some major changes come just in time for nextContinue reading “Above Normal Temperatures This Work Week, Significant Cooldown Expected for the Weekend”

Above Normal Temperatures On The Way As We Near The Autumnal Equinox

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon to everyone. Hope your week has been a great one. We have had a 5-Star week in terms of weather across Western North Carolina. A cold front moved through late Monday flushed out a tropical like regime and since that point we have experienced an early taste ofContinue reading “Above Normal Temperatures On The Way As We Near The Autumnal Equinox”

Forecaster’s Dream: Pleasant Weather Expected Next Seven Days

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening, hope your week is off to a good start so far. The weather has made a drastic change compared to what it was like over the weekend as much drier air has moved into North Carolina. As you can see on the water vapor damage, the trough andContinue reading “Forecaster’s Dream: Pleasant Weather Expected Next Seven Days”