Showers and Some Thunderstorms Possible Late Tonight and Wednesday Morning. Severe Weather Risk Is Limited

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, our next weather system is organizing and will come our way in the next 12-24 hours bringing another round of rainfall to the Western Carolinas. A look at the water vapor image this morning shows a trough moving east of the Rockies later today, strong windsContinue reading “Showers and Some Thunderstorms Possible Late Tonight and Wednesday Morning. Severe Weather Risk Is Limited”

Pleasant Saturday On The Way. Next Round of Moisture Comes in Early Sunday Morning

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon, hope your holiday weekend has been great to this point. We had an upper level feature to bring a little moisture early this morning. “Little” being the key word as most places received just enough rainfall to wet the roadways. That feature is gone and now the mainContinue reading “Pleasant Saturday On The Way. Next Round of Moisture Comes in Early Sunday Morning”

Updated Look at Thanksgiving Weekend Weather; Unsettled at Times

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening to everyone, let’s hone in on the important holiday weekend and the weather expected here across the Western Carolinas. First off, looking at the water vapor loop (click to watch!) you can see that a large part of the country is experiencing calm weather for this most importantContinue reading “Updated Look at Thanksgiving Weekend Weather; Unsettled at Times”

Thanksgiving Week Preview: Slowly Moderating Temperatures. Rain Chances Return For Holiday Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone has had a great weekend. Monday begins a busy week of holiday travel for people across the nation. What is the weather looking like for Thanksgiving across Western North Carolina? Well, here’s your answer… Cold northwest flow that has dominated the weather over the past 7-10 days is relaxingContinue reading “Thanksgiving Week Preview: Slowly Moderating Temperatures. Rain Chances Return For Holiday Weekend”

Meteorological Smorgasbord: Cold, Cold and Colder…With Rain In-Between

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday to everyone, the weather right now all across the United States is providing just about anything you want. Warmth, cold, wet, dry and anything in between. And over the next week or so we will see more drastic changes. Looking back at yesterday the weather seemed more like SeptemberContinue reading “Meteorological Smorgasbord: Cold, Cold and Colder…With Rain In-Between”

Late Season Tropical Development Expected Next 48 Hours, Could Impact The Southeast/Carolinas Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley It’s November 5th on the calendar and a lot of people this time of the year focus on cold weather and the upcoming winter but we are still officially in hurricane season. The Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season does not officially end until the last day of this month. And sure enoughContinue reading “Late Season Tropical Development Expected Next 48 Hours, Could Impact The Southeast/Carolinas Next Week”

Showers On The Way Through Halloween, Some Trick-Or-Treat Plans Could Be Impacted

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good early Sunday morning to everyone, We are anticipating an unsettled next 36-48 hours across the Western Carolinas as a dynamic storm system continues to lift northeast pushing a ribbon of moisture through the Southeast US. As you can see on the water vapor an upper low located near the OzarksContinue reading “Showers On The Way Through Halloween, Some Trick-Or-Treat Plans Could Be Impacted”

We Need Rain! Will It Arrive Soon?

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, We have been blessed with some really nice weather this autumn season but the trade off is that we are becoming quite dry across the Western Carolinas. A frontal boundary to our west is producing quite a bit of rainfall and severe weather for the MississippiContinue reading “We Need Rain! Will It Arrive Soon?”

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”

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”