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.”

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”

Does Relative Inactivity of the Hurricane Season Influence Future Weather

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley We had a follower of our weather pages recently send us a question about the lack of tropical activity so far in the Atlantic basin and if there is any correlation to the weather later in the year, namely as we get into the upcoming winter. Specifically, this person asked ifContinue reading “Does Relative Inactivity of the Hurricane Season Influence Future Weather”

Winter’s Revenge: Cold Blast en route This Weekend, Hard Freeze Expected

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday afternoon to everyone, we are in between storm systems at this time. Last nights rain fall has move through and for the next couple days we will be mostly cloudy as the next storm system to our west gets ready to move in just in time for the weekend.Continue reading “Winter’s Revenge: Cold Blast en route This Weekend, Hard Freeze Expected”

A slow but gradual warm-up expected next week ahead of the next storm system.

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Sunday evening to everyone, hope you’ve had a great weekend. Cold High pressure is settling in and will bring us some chilly weather especially tonight and on Monday. After Monday we will begin to see a few changes especially aloft that would normally suggest a pretty quick warming trend forContinue reading “A slow but gradual warm-up expected next week ahead of the next storm system.”

Wild temperature swings over the next 24 hours, light precipitation possible Sunday morning

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley The past few days have been a real tease in terms of spring like weather across western North Carolina. Things will change in a big way starting late tonight and for Super Bowl Sunday it looks to be quite chilly across region with temperatures going back below normal. A frontal boundaryContinue reading “Wild temperature swings over the next 24 hours, light precipitation possible Sunday morning”

Frontal Boundary to Produce Significant Rainfall over the next 48 hours

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Wednesday evening to everyone, our next weather feature will start to impact the region tonight and it will last for close to 48 hours. A frontal boundary that on its northwest edge is producing quite a winter storm will push milder air into the Carolinas starting late tonight and goingContinue reading “Frontal Boundary to Produce Significant Rainfall over the next 48 hours”

Winter Storm To Impact Western Carolinas Late Tonight Through Sunday (Final Call Map)

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Saturday morning to all of our followers, we have been covering this potential winter storm extensively over the past few days. Last weekend computer model guidance started sniffing out the potential of a winter weather event and now we are on the doorstep of it. Preparation needs to be completedContinue reading “Winter Storm To Impact Western Carolinas Late Tonight Through Sunday (Final Call Map)”

Major Winter Storm to Impact the Foothills & Western Piedmont Sunday (First Call Map Included)

Lead Forecaster Daniel Crawley Good Thursday evening to everyone, the first winter storm of the season is going to impact the Foothills and Western Piedmont of Western North Carolina on Sunday. Our confidence in this forecast has grown enough over the past 24 hours to produce our “first call” map for winter precipitation amounts onContinue reading “Major Winter Storm to Impact the Foothills & Western Piedmont Sunday (First Call Map Included)”

The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021

Good Thursday evening to everyone, it’s New Year’s Eve and in the weather center we are paying close attention to an evolving synoptic pattern that will influence the weather across the United States in the first days and weeks of 2021. You may remember back in November when we released the Winter Outlook, the anticipationContinue reading “The Return of the -NAO: Significant High Latitude Blocking Pattern to begin 2021”