Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope you’ve had a great weekend. The weather definitely cooperated as we had a lot of sunshine and less humidity compared to what we have seen most of the summer. Changes are already underway with the next storm system expected to impact the Carolinas tomorrow. ShortwaveContinue reading “Thunderstorms Return on Monday, Severe Weather Possible”

Beautiful Weekend Weather to Continue Sunday, Rain Chances Re-Enter the Picture Monday

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley What an incredible Saturday we had across the Western Carolinas. A nice trough settled in across the Northeast US and pushed a nice pleasant change to what has been a summer full of heat and high humidity. We experienced a mix of sun and clouds today with high temperatures in theContinue reading “Beautiful Weekend Weather to Continue Sunday, Rain Chances Re-Enter the Picture Monday”

Extended Period of At to Below Normal Temperatures Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The big story in the weather world is the expected change in the weather pattern across the Carolinas. That process will begin tomorrow and will kick into high gear for the weekend. Trends in the guidance strongly indicates that we could see an extended period of days where temperatures remain atContinue reading “Extended Period of At to Below Normal Temperatures Expected”

One Last Day Of Storms, Less Humid Weekend On The Way

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The stagnant, moist and stormy pattern of July and the first week of August is coming to an end! Water Vapor imagery shows a distinctive cold front dropping to the southeast. By this weekend, a trough will settle in across the Eastern US setting up a less humid weekend for theContinue reading “One Last Day Of Storms, Less Humid Weekend On The Way”

Bermuda High Continues to Dominate Weather Pattern

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday afternoon to everyone. We are stuck in a persistent warm, moist and stormy weather pattern across Western North Carolina here in early August. You can say thanks to the pesky Bermuda High for keeping us in this pattern. Southeast flow off the Atlantic Ocean continues to pump abundant moistureContinue reading “Bermuda High Continues to Dominate Weather Pattern”

Flash Flood Threat to Persist Next 24-48 Hours

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Our region has seen locally heavy rainfall throughout the entire week but here on Saturday night we are experiencing our first widespread rain from this frontal system and quite honestly for the first time this summer. Thunderstorms began to intensify along the blue ridge around 5 o’clock today, that along withContinue reading “Flash Flood Threat to Persist Next 24-48 Hours”

Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday morning to everyone, the stagnant weather pattern that we have experienced this week begins to change a little bit starting today. The one constant is that we continue to have abundant tropical moisture across the Southeast US and it’s in no hurry to move out thanks in part toContinue reading “Scattered to Numerous Thunderstorms Expected This Weekend”

Unsettled Workweek Ahead For The Western Carolinas

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope your weekend has been a great one. We are about to begin a new week but unfortunately the stout heat and stifling humidity is going nowhere. What will be happening is an increased chance for afternoon and evening thunderstorms. An elongated trough over the northernContinue reading “Unsettled Workweek Ahead For The Western Carolinas”

Weekend Weather Blog: Slow Return of Humidity and Precipitation Chances

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Friday to everyone, the weekend is upon us and you are probably wanting to know how the weather may impact your plans? First off we are in pretty good shape across the Western Carolinas as warm but tolerable air (in terms of humidity) is overhead the region. Temperatures for FridayContinue reading “Weekend Weather Blog: Slow Return of Humidity and Precipitation Chances”

Pattern Change To Begin Overnight

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday evening to everyone. We have been in the grip of a hot, sultry airmass this week with daily thunderstorm opportunities. Today’s storm coverage hasn’t been as extensive as compared to previous days We are starting to undergo a pattern change here in North Carolina as 500mb ridging has givenContinue reading “Pattern Change To Begin Overnight”