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”

More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Summer-like pattern is firmly in place across the Western Carolinas. Some of us ran into some feisty thunderstorms while others stayed dry. An even better threat of storms is expected on Sunday as a cold front slowly moves in from the west. Futurecast indicates that thunderstorms will be scattered to numerousContinue reading “More Pulse-Type Severe Storms Expected Sunday”

Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon, hope your weekend is off to a good start. Storm chances are on the increase today and they could persist for several days due to a couple different weather systems. A trough across the northern tier of the US is pushing a frontal boundary toward the Eastern partContinue reading “Chances of Precipitation on the Rise Through Next Week”

Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The last couple days have been really nice across the Western Carolinas with high pressure inplace but things will slowly change starting on Thursday. Looking at the water vapor image above you can see a couple disturbances, one over the lower Ohio Valley tonight. Another feature across the Midwest and oneContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return for Thursday, a Few Could be Severe…”

First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone is doing well on this Tuesday… Let’s take a look at the synoptic weather pattern for Western North Carolina for the middle to late part of this week. We have been advertising the first 90’s of the year for the Western Piedmont and a few Foothill locations that stillContinue reading “First 90’s of the Year Coming Up, Storms Return for the Weekend”

Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon and Evening…

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone across the region, today has the potential to be a very active day in terms of severe weather across a large portion of the Southeast US due to a dynamic storm system. The 0z model suite has rolled in and has resulted in some changes toContinue reading “Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon and Evening…”