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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…
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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…
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Mecklenburg County Tornado History

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Yesterday Mecklenburg County had the 1st tornado warnings issued…

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…
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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,…

2011 Now hottest feeling year on record?

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There is little doubt that this has been a very hot summer, likely…

Charlotte Flood Assessment August 5th, 2011

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Storm Water Services did a great job with the recent flood in…

The New “Normal” Temperatures for Charlotte

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Just like the census is taken every 10 years and we get all kinds…

Sun goes crazy this week, your GPS might suffer.

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The sun launched some huge solar flares this week which sent…

July was 8th hottest on Record

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July is in the books and it ended up being 1.5° above average.…

It’s Hot, but is it just summer or something more?

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Got into some heated debates(no pun intended) on Facebook last…

The 90° History in Charlotte

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Seems like we are watching the 90° count again this year after…

Heat Index Counts

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The heat has been big news for the past few weeks as much of…

The Heat Index & Records for Charlotte

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With another impeding heat wave bearing down on the Carolinas.…

The First Warn Outdoor Index

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Here’s today’s First Warn Outdoor Index for Tuesday May 31,…

Weather Radio Day is Thursday May 19th

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Weather radio’s can be life saver, especially after what we…

Overnight Rain Totals

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The upper level low pressure system which is sitting right over…

Downbursts or Straight Line Winds vs. Tornadoes

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With the massive bow echo that moved across the region late Tuesday…

Potential For Large Hail This Evening

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Video Briefing: The atmospheric ingredients are coming together…

Severe Storms Return To The Forecast This Week

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Well after a nice break from our active April severe weather…

Quail Hollow Weekend Forecast

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It’s one of my favorite weekends in Charlotte all year long.…

The 13yr Brood XIX Cicadas are emerging

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Hard to believe but it’s been 13 years since the periodical…

April 26-28, 2011, Tornado Outbreak Statistics

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This was originally posted on the NOAA website and it updated…

Severe Weather Moves Towards The Carolinas

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Unfortunately all the ingredients are coming together for severe…

Very Active Severe Weather Week Ahead

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As if this Spring hasn’t been active enough with severe weather…