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…”

Severe Weather Possible Friday Across Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday morning to everyone, today will be a brief respite from thunderstorm activity as some cooler and less humid air has moved in. That will be temporary as moisture will surge back north ahead of the system current over the Plains. This system will slowly intensify aloft on Friday andContinue reading “Severe Weather Possible Friday Across Western Carolinas”

Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, it was an active weather day across parts of the Western Carolinas. We had scattered thunderstorms, some of them that were severe especially along interstate 40 this afternoon. There were a lot of reports of dime to quarter size hail from Mcdowell County eastward to partsContinue reading “Welcome to May: Warm Weather and Storm Chances”

A Look Ahead: Early Spring Rollercoaster Continues

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon everyone hope your weekend is off to a great start. Let’s take a look at the weather and the pattern expected for the next several days. High pressure at the surface is established across the region and for this weekend that means we will have some nice weatherContinue reading “A Look Ahead: Early Spring Rollercoaster Continues”

A Look Ahead: Below Normal Temps Continue, Changes Occur Mid Week.

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday afternoon everyone, this weekend has been a reminder that late winter type weather can still occur here in the Western Carolinas in late March. Temperatures this morning made it close to the freezing mark for a significant portion of the coverage area. Fortunately a breeze out of the westContinue reading “A Look Ahead: Below Normal Temps Continue, Changes Occur Mid Week.”