Mecklenburg County Tornado History

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Yesterday Mecklenburg County had the 1st tornado warnings issued…

What El Nino could mean for Charlotte this winter.

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So by now we have all seen the headlines about the strong El…

Perseid Meteor shower peaks tonight, here's how to find a dark spot.

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Tonight's the peak of the best meteor shower of 2015. So after…

Best Meteor shower of 2015 is this week!

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We have many meteor showers throughout the year, but here are…

Hurricane Seasonal Outlooks raise awareness but take with a grain of salt.

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We are less than a week away from the beginning of the 2015 Atlantic…

Why WX is the abbreviation for Weather.

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If you are reading this blog, follow me on social media or follow…

Perspective on the accuracy of Meteorologists

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I know what you are thinking. “Here we go another Meteorologist…

Why it's Called Uptown & Why Charlotte's Uptown Streets go Northeast.

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Ever notice how we call downtown Charlotte Uptown? Or why North…

Why a 50% chance of rain usually means a 100% chance of confusion.

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It’s one of the most misunderstood terms in all of weather,…

Christmas Eve storm could bring strong storms.

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Most people are wishing for a white Christmas, but that's not…

Potential For Strong Storms late tonight & Thursday

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A large complex of thunderstorms will develop today across the…

Strong Storms with Flash Flooding Potential Thursday.

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The set-up for Thursday is more and more looking like a high…

The Carolina Tornado Outbreak of May 5th, 1989

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Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the worst tornado outbreak…

3 Rounds of Severe Weather This Week

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Today is the calm before a very stormy week ahead. Take this…

Severe Weather Potential Saturday

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Well things are finally warming up around here and as that happens…

Why last nights thunder was so loud.

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As forecasted we got those thunder showers around 2-4am this…

Severe Weather Threat Thursday into Friday

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While we all enjoy the nice warm-up this week it will likely…

Solar Flare will help Produce Strong-Severe Geomagnetic Storming the next 24-48 hrs.

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A 1.2 X-Class solar flare occurred on Tuesday and launched what…

Sandy had huge impacts on the Carolinas 1 year ago

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Not many will forget Hurricane Sandy as it impacted the entire…

Charlotte the new Severe Weather Capital of America?

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I came across some recent research that the Storm Prediction…

Last Weeks Downbursts & Arcus Clouds

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Last Thursday our entire area was impacted by a severe line of…

What is a Derecho and The Southeast Derecho of April 4-5th, 2011

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With all the talk about derechos today which frankly is a term…

What we can learn from the tornado tragedy in Oklahoma.

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It’s been a horrible few weeks in Oklahoma and then today we…

Severe Weather Awareness Week- Monday: Severe Thunderstorms

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Severe Thunderstorms ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...A severe…

Severe Weather Threat Wednesday

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Well after a week of cold temperatures and 2 winter storms we…

Why the Duke Emergency sirens test seemed so loud today.

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The second Wednesday of every quarter throughout the year Duke…

Lightning Safety Tips in The Wake of The Pocono Tragedy

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There are still many questions about the tragic events of Sunday’s…

Is 2012 The Year of Large Hail?

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There’s little doubt that last year 2011 was know among meteorologists…