Summer Heat, Humidity and Storms Locked In

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday to everyone! It’s a busy weekend across the region with Fourth of July celebrations. The weather is fully in the holiday spirit as well. Hot, Muggy conditions across a large portion of the United States. As we go through the rest of the holiday season and beyond we areContinue reading “Summer Heat, Humidity and Storms Locked In”

A Look Ahead: The 4th of July Weekend Edition

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Tuesday morning to everyone. The short term weather pattern looks straight-forward for the region. So lets look ahead to an important weekend coming up, the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend. With July 4th falling on a Monday the weekend leading into it will also feature a lot of activities. SeveralContinue reading “A Look Ahead: The 4th of July Weekend Edition”

Thunderstorm Coverage Peaks This Afternoon, Less Humid Air Moves In For Tuesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday morning, a frontal boundary is impacting the region today. We already have some rain showers this morning across the Foothills. Our front will continue to slowly move Southeast today and dependent on how much instability we have, thunderstorms will form this afternoon and early this evening. There is notContinue reading “Thunderstorm Coverage Peaks This Afternoon, Less Humid Air Moves In For Tuesday”

Dry Times: A Detailed Look at Precipitation in First Half of 2022

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Hope everyone is having a great weekend. Next week is the final week of June and that means we are wrapping up the end of the first half of 2022. You have probably noticed that its been dry lately. And quite honestly that isn’t totally surprising given that we are goingContinue reading “Dry Times: A Detailed Look at Precipitation in First Half of 2022”

Muggy Weekend Coming Up, Storm Chances Increase by Monday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday evening to everyone, hope your weekend is off to a great start. Lets talk about the weather for the upcoming weekend along with the next weather feature expected on Monday. There is a 500mb ridge located to our west and that is forcing northwest winds across Western North CarolinaContinue reading “Muggy Weekend Coming Up, Storm Chances Increase by Monday”

Drought Conditions Impacting Western Piedmont

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday morning to everyone, It has been a dry stretch of weather recently and with two heat waves it has done an efficient job and drying out the ground once again. The drought monitor was updated earlier this morning and the “Abnormally Dry” category has reappeared across the Western Piedmont.Continue reading “Drought Conditions Impacting Western Piedmont”

Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday morning to everyone, we hope are you are prepared for the hottest day of the week coming up today. Large sprawling high pressure continues to assert itself from the Southern Plains into the Southeast. This high should continue to provide northwest flow at the surface and aloft through ThursdayContinue reading “Humidity/Storm Chances Slowly Return Late This Week”

Second Heat Wave Begins on Tuesday, Triple Digit Temperatures Possible Wednesday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Monday afternoon, we have a nice start to the workweek across the Western Carolinas but things will change in a big way tomorrow as the next have takes shape. We are going to have another sprawling 500mb ridge across the Southeast US moving in Tuesday and holding firm through Thursday.Continue reading “Second Heat Wave Begins on Tuesday, Triple Digit Temperatures Possible Wednesday”

Nice Weekend on Tap, Another Heat Wave Expected Next Week

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday to everyone. If you have been outside today you have probably noticed a significant reduction in the heat and humidity. The absurdly muggy airmass is being pushed out and by tomorrow morning it will be quite refreshing for late June standards. Soak it all in as we are goingContinue reading “Nice Weekend on Tap, Another Heat Wave Expected Next 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”