Pleasant Saturday On The Way. Next Round of Moisture Comes in Early Sunday Morning

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday afternoon, hope your holiday weekend has been great to this point. We had an upper level feature to bring a little moisture early this morning. “Little” being the key word as most places received just enough rainfall to wet the roadways. That feature is gone and now the mainContinue reading “Pleasant Saturday On The Way. Next Round of Moisture Comes in Early Sunday Morning”

Updated Look at Thanksgiving Weekend Weather; Unsettled at Times

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening to everyone, let’s hone in on the important holiday weekend and the weather expected here across the Western Carolinas. First off, looking at the water vapor loop (click to watch!) you can see that a large part of the country is experiencing calm weather for this most importantContinue reading “Updated Look at Thanksgiving Weekend Weather; Unsettled at Times”

Thanksgiving Week Preview: Slowly Moderating Temperatures. Rain Chances Return For Holiday Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone has had a great weekend. Monday begins a busy week of holiday travel for people across the nation. What is the weather looking like for Thanksgiving across Western North Carolina? Well, here’s your answer… Cold northwest flow that has dominated the weather over the past 7-10 days is relaxingContinue reading “Thanksgiving Week Preview: Slowly Moderating Temperatures. Rain Chances Return For Holiday Weekend”

Light Frozen Precipitation Possible Along The Blue Ridge Tuesday Daybreak, Cold Rain Elsewhere

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning, we continue to monitor the next storm system to impact our region starting early tomorrow morning. Cold air has overtaken a large section of the United States. This morning featured temperatures in the low to mid 20’s across the Foothills and Western Piedmont. Our next storm system isContinue reading “Light Frozen Precipitation Possible Along The Blue Ridge Tuesday Daybreak, Cold Rain Elsewhere”

Winter Weather Possible For Some Tuesday. Forecast Graphics Explanation.

Forecast Graphics Here…. Good Sunday Evening to everyone. I hope you have had a great weekend. This week’s forecast requires some explanation. One that can’t be provided with just graphics. First off we know that it is going to be cold this week. Normal high temperatures for this week should be about 61°. This weekContinue reading “Winter Weather Possible For Some Tuesday. Forecast Graphics Explanation.”

Early Winter-like Cold Pattern Upcoming For The Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday morning to everyone, The significant rainfall associated with former Hurricane Nicole has left the United States and we are going to abruptly move on from tropical weather to a taste of winter. Your Saturday is going to feature one last relatively mild day as the cold air is stillContinue reading “Early Winter-like Cold Pattern Upcoming For The Carolinas”

Nicole Moves Northeast Friday Through The Southern Appalachians (Updated Timeline, Impacts)

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday evening, at just before 10 pm we continue to monitor #Nicole as it now moves northward into Southwest Georgia… The remnants of Nicole will move north overnight and then northeast toward the Southern Appalachians by mid-afternoon. Looking at the very latest data, here is some updated information on theContinue reading “Nicole Moves Northeast Friday Through The Southern Appalachians (Updated Timeline, Impacts)”

Tropical Cyclone Nicole; Forecast Impacts For NC Foothills.

Good Wednesday Afternoon. As of the 10am advisory from The National Hurricane Center has Nicole 4mph below hurricane status. Nicole will come ashore somewhere near West Palm Beach Florida tonight. High pressure over the northeast will ridge down the east coast and continue to steer Nicole west into the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Thursday. AsContinue reading “Tropical Cyclone Nicole; Forecast Impacts For NC Foothills.”

Meteorological Smorgasbord: Cold, Cold and Colder…With Rain In-Between

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday to everyone, the weather right now all across the United States is providing just about anything you want. Warmth, cold, wet, dry and anything in between. And over the next week or so we will see more drastic changes. Looking back at yesterday the weather seemed more like SeptemberContinue reading “Meteorological Smorgasbord: Cold, Cold and Colder…With Rain In-Between”

2022-23 Winter Outlook; Sponsored by Mi Paloma Mexican Restaurant

Written by: Chief Meteorologist Christopher White Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley It’s the time that you have all been waiting for! We are excited to release the 2022-23 Winter Outlook for the Foothills and Western Piedmont of North Carolina including the towns of Hickory, Shelby, Morganton, Marion, Forest City, Lenoir, Lincolnton and Taylorsville. The Winter OutlookContinue reading “2022-23 Winter Outlook; Sponsored by Mi Paloma Mexican Restaurant”