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”

Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope you’ve had a great weekend. The weather definitely cooperated as we had a lot of sunshine and less humidity compared to what we have seen most of the summer. Changes are already underway with the next storm system expected to impact the Carolinas tomorrow. ShortwaveContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible”

Storm Chances Abundant Through Thursday, Weekend Heat Follows

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening to everyone, a typical summer pattern continues here across the Western Carolinas. Today we have seen scattered thunderstorm coverage as an upper feature moved in from the west, we are going to continue to see that over the next few days. a ridge at 500 mb is bakingContinue reading “Storm Chances Abundant Through Thursday, Weekend Heat Follows”

Scattered to Numerous Storms Expected Wednesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday evening to everyone…hope you have had a great day. The weather was quite honestly one of the nicest days we have had in a while. Tempertatures were close to normal and we have remained dry. That will change though over the next 12-24 hours. A cold front is slidingContinue reading “Scattered to Numerous Storms Expected Wednesday”

Active Thunderstorm Pattern to Continue Through Late Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening, for the second day in a row our region has been in the epicenter of numerous severe thunderstorms. Burke County was hit particularly hard tonight by some damaging winds in eastern sections of the county. We look to repeat the pattern again tomorrow as the Carolinas is onContinue reading “Active Thunderstorm Pattern to Continue Through Late 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”

One Final Hot/Muggy Day Coming Friday. Afternoon and Evening Storms Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley This hot and humid weather has been draining on everyone. Outdoor activities have been unpleasant for all. On Thursday we finally was able to break the cap in the atmosphere. A line of severe storms formed along the Blue Ridge and moved off into the Piedmont and into South Carolina. SomeContinue reading “One Final Hot/Muggy Day Coming Friday. Afternoon and Evening Storms Expected”

Heat Wave to Persist next 24-48 hours…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley It’s been a toasty past three days across the Southeast as a mid-June heatwave has locked in. The good news is that we see subtle signs of the heat wave relaxing but it will take a couple more days to get there. Thursday is going to be another hot and humidContinue reading “Heat Wave to Persist next 24-48 hours…”

Humidity, Storm Chances Return to the Region

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning, the weather over the past few days has been extremely nice, a treat for the first days of June. However reality sets back in starting today as convective chances are back in the forecast. Water vapor image this morning shows a couple thunderstorm complexes, one crossing the SouthernContinue reading “Humidity, Storm Chances Return to the Region”

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”