Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone, the stagnant weather pattern that we have experienced this week begins to change a little bit starting today. The one constant is that we continue to have abundant tropical moisture across the Southeast US and it’s in no hurry to move out thanks in part toContinue reading “Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend”

Unsettled Workweek Ahead For The Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope your weekend has been a great one. We are about to begin a new week but unfortunately the stout heat and stifling humidity is going nowhere. What will be happening is an increased chance for afternoon and evening thunderstorms. An elongated trough over the northernContinue reading “Unsettled Workweek Ahead For The Western Carolinas”

Thunderstorm Coverage Peaks This Afternoon, Less Humid Air Moves In For Tuesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning, a frontal boundary is impacting the region today. We already have some rain showers this morning across the Foothills. Our front will continue to slowly move Southeast today and dependent on how much instability we have, thunderstorms will form this afternoon and early this evening. There is notContinue reading “Thunderstorm Coverage Peaks This Afternoon, Less Humid Air Moves In For Tuesday”

Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, we hope are you are prepared for the hottest day of the week coming up today. Large sprawling high pressure continues to assert itself from the Southern Plains into the Southeast. This high should continue to provide northwest flow at the surface and aloft through ThursdayContinue reading “Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week”

Friday Morning Update; Severe Weather Today Allows For Beautiful Upcoming Weekend. Bonus Science Lesson Attached

Good Friday Morning! The MCS from yesterday left some more stable air in its wake this morning and that translates to lower dewpoints. These cold pools are fairly fragile though and with southerly flow, the dewpoints will creep back up through the day. That being said, the entire area is in a medium risk forContinue reading “Friday Morning Update; Severe Weather Today Allows For Beautiful Upcoming Weekend. Bonus Science Lesson Attached”

Convective Chances Persist Into Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley A cold front is moving through the region tonight. A few showers and thunderstorms have developed today out ahead of the cold front. Here’s a look at the radar as of 9:30 pm on Thursday. A short wave in the upper atmosphere is moving to the east pushing the cold frontContinue reading “Convective Chances Persist Into Friday”

Scattered Storms Return for Thursday, Cooler Weather in Time for The Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening, it was a hot day across the region on this first day of June. A lot of 90’s on the board today even across some foothills locations for the first time in 2022. Looking at the water vapor tonight you can see a shortwave trough quickly moving eastContinue reading “Scattered Storms Return for Thursday, Cooler Weather in Time for The Weekend”

Severe Weather and Flash Flood Threat For Western North Carolina Through Early Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Well, another day and another opportunity for Mother Nature to provide a two-pronged threat of impactful weather to the Western Carolinas…let’s break it down 1. Heavy Rain Likely A strong upper low located across Southeast Kansas this morning will slowly move east over the next 24 hours pulling rich tropical moistureContinue reading “Severe Weather and Flash Flood Threat For Western North Carolina Through Early Friday”

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?”

Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Things are lining up to where Monday could be the most widespread rainfall event we have seen in quite a while. Here’s a breakdown of what’s going on. Water vapor image tonight shows abundant gulf moisture moving Northward into the Southeast ahead of a slowing cold front. This front will takeContinue reading “Widespread Rainfall Expected on Monday”