Entries by wxbrad

Making Snow in Your Backyard

About 7 years ago I made my first at home snowmaker. It was pretty easy to do if you have a good air compressor and some basic plumbing fittings. These parts and good cold dry air resulted in some pretty good snow my first time out. The cool part of doing this is the knowing the […]

Winter Started on December 1st Meteorologically

While your calendar says, might say that Winter doesn’t start until December 21st. It actually already started Meteorological on December 1st. I kept hearing lots of people in shock of the Southern Winter storm say “It’s not even Winter yet”. While this storm was record-breaking for many locations. All the snow actually goes into the […]

A look ahead to the PGA Championship weather

So we are now just one week away from round one at the Quail Hollow Club and the PGA Championship here in Charlotte. So the questions start, What will the weather be like? It’s still early, but I’m starting to have some ideas on what we might see. 

Birds showing up in Doppler Radar

The past two mornings there have been a large number of birds showing up on doppler radar. While it is not uncommon to see birds occasionally on radar, the signatures have been very large and very pronounced the past two days. It would appear the early warm weather has caused not only the plants to come out […]

Charlotte Snow Facts

Less than two weeks from Christmas and with another arctic blast on the way people are thinking about winter weather. In particular, snow and ice in the Charlotte region. Of all the weather I have to forecast snow might be the one thing that people ask and talk about more than any other. I think […]