Final Destination: Ian to Landfall in South Carolina Today. Rain/Wind to Spread into Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning, we continue to monitor the latest on Hurricane Ian as it approaches the South Carolina coastline later today. After spending several days monitoring this deadly storm, its impacts to the Western Carolinas will finally arrive today. We’re getting a first look at the visible satellite and needless toContinue reading “Final Destination: Ian to Landfall in South Carolina Today. Rain/Wind to Spread into Western Carolinas”

Ian To Disrupt Plans This Weekend. Preparations For Wind and Rain Should Be Completed

Good Thursday Evening to everyone across the forecast area. We continue to track the progress of Hurricane Ian. Ian will arrive onshore again, this time in South Carolina, by Friday Afternoon. Ian likely will never be a symmetrical storm again though due to interaction with the northern stream trough and attendant frontal boundary that itContinue reading “Ian To Disrupt Plans This Weekend. Preparations For Wind and Rain Should Be Completed”

Thursday Noon Update: Wind Potential On The Increase For Friday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday afternoon, we continue to monitor TS Ian and as it now has exited off the east coast of Florida. This is a fluid situation with some important changes as of the 11 am forecast advisory. Ian is now expected to spend some extra time out over the Atlantic oceanContinue reading “Thursday Noon Update: Wind Potential On The Increase For Friday”

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”

Ian To Slowly Move North Into The Southeast This Weekend, Flooding Likely To Occur

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone, we continue to monitor Ian, which is now a major Hurricane crossing the Western tip of Cuba. Now that we are between 3-4 days out, it’s time to hone in on some details and how Ian could impact Western North Carolina. Here’s a look at theContinue reading “Ian To Slowly Move North Into The Southeast This Weekend, Flooding Likely To Occur”

Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week

Good Saturday evening to everyone across the Western Carolinas. Hope you weekend is off to a great start. We have an important blog piece about developing Tropical Storm Ian and the impacts for the Western Caribbean, Cuba and the US over the next 5-7 days. Please share this with friends or family who may beContinue reading “Rapid Intensification of Tropical Storm Ian Expected Next 48 Hours, Gulf Coast and Interior Southeast Impacts Likely Next Week”

Tropical Update: Fiona and Gaston Continues to Move North, Hermine Expected to Develop This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, remember about a month ago when we spoke about how abnormally quiet the Atlantic Hurricane Season was to that point? Well, things have obviously changed in recent times as we are at the peak of the Hurricane Season (September-Early October). We have powerful Hurricane Fiona pullingContinue reading “Tropical Update: Fiona and Gaston Continues to Move North, Hermine Expected to Develop This Weekend”

Fiona Gradually Strengthening Near Puerto Rico, Threat to United States is Low

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening to everyone, hope your weekend is off to a good start. We have an update on Tropical Storm Fiona down in the Caribbean. After dealing with a good bit of wind shear two days ago, Fiona is in a more favorable atmospheric environment as there is a distinctContinue reading “Fiona Gradually Strengthening Near Puerto Rico, Threat to United States is Low”

Tropical Depression Seven Forms, Impacts to Eastern Caribbean Possible This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening to everyone. Not much going on in the weather department locally, so lets talk tropics… Tropical Depression Seven formed late this morning several hundred miles east of the Lesser Antilles. As of 7 pm Wednesday water vapor imagery shows a good bit of convection blossoming along and eastContinue reading “Tropical Depression Seven Forms, Impacts to Eastern Caribbean Possible This Weekend”

Tropics Awaken As We Enter September, Threat to United States Appear Minimal At This Time

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley After going nearly two months without a named tropical system in the Atlantic Basin we now have two features, Danielle which formed late yesterday in the North-Central Atlantic and Earl has formed late Friday evening ENE of the Lesser Antilles. As you can see on the Water Vapor Image above, bothContinue reading “Tropics Awaken As We Enter September, Threat to United States Appear Minimal At This Time”