Why WX is the abbreviation for Weather.

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

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…

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…

Perspective on the accuracy of Meteorologists

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

Mecklenburg County Tornado History

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Yesterday Mecklenburg County had the 1st tornado warnings issued…

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,…

What's causing all the "boom" sounds lately in our area? My theory:

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Since early this past weekend and into last night my Facebook,…

NWAS16

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TEACHERS WORKSHOP LINKShttps://worldview.earthdata.nasa.gov/http://shop.techsmith.com/store/techsm/en_US/pd/productID.289742700http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/weatherview/index.htmlhttp://preview.weather.gov/edd/https://www.google.com/earth/download/gep/agree.htmlhttp://www.nws.noaa.gov/gis/kmlpage.htm BROADCAST…

Winter Weather Definitions for the Charlotte Metro

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I have got quite a few questions about what these winter weather…

Is our over reliance on numerical weather models making us worse forecasters?

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It seems there is a new profession in the field of weather forecasting.…

The Earliest Snowfall on Record in North Carolina, October 1st 2011

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4 years ago snow moved into the North Carolina mountains and…

Heavy rain threat Saturday with some isolated severe storms

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Maybe 4 days in a row with perfect weather was just too much…

The 4 year Anniversary of the Historic Carolina Tornado Outbreak 4/16/2011

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 I wrote this blog a few days after the historic…

Cold week ahead but just not as cold!

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Our pattern of cold and stormy weather isn't really going away…

Winters Revenge: Coldest air of the season coming.

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Most would say this winter so far has been a mild. It has been…

100,000 Tweets: Meaningful or Meaningless?

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I  surpassed a Twitter milestone this past weekend. It happened…

Record Lake Levels

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The recent flooding along the Catawba river chain will go down…

The 17 Year Cicadas are Returning to Parts of North Carolina

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Over the next few weeks you may begin to the see & hear the…

The Highest Point in Charlotte is a Cul-de-sac

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Besides my love and passion for weather and science, I also enjoy…

Once in a Blue Moon coming up on Friday

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You likely have heard of the term, “once in a blue moon”.…

Perseid Meteor Shower should be the best of the year.

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The Perseid meteor shower is technically already started but…

The Transit of Venus Tuesday June 5th, 2012

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A very rare treat will be visible Tuesday evening: The transit…

Get ready for another Supermoon this Saturday

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Like last years supermoon on March 19th which was a big hit among…

All sources of weather information aren’t the same

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Quantity over Quality I actually wrote this blog post originally…