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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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

The forecast for Matthew was good but the communication was poor in North Carolina.

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Even when there is a good forecast, sometimes the results and…

It's okay to say you just don't know as a forecaster

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There seem to be two taboos in the weather forecasting business. #1…

Low pressure near the coast this weekend

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There still isn't a lot more to update on the possible development…

Subtropical Storm Potential off the Southeast Coast for Memorial Day weekend.

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The unofficial start of summer in this weekend with Memorial…

Tropical Storm Erika needs to be watched

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Unlike Danny, which was doomed by dry air and shear almost from…

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…

We need to change how we look at hurricane season.

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Today is September 3rd which is pretty much right in the middle…

Early Thoughts on Chantal

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Well as if the wet weather recently wasn't enough there’s a…

Isaac Update: Sunday afternoon

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Here’s a quick video vlog on the what’s going on with Isaac.…

Early Thoughts on Isaac in the Carolinas

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It’s still early but some thing are slowly coming into better…

Hurricane Drones Start Flying in August

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Everyone is very familiar now with military drones like the predator.…

Tropical Depression #18

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  Tropical Depression #18 has formed in the western Caribbean.…

Watching the tropics this weekend

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Long range weather models have for the past few days been hinting…

Watching the tropics this holiday weekend on multiple coasts

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This weekend is the last weekend of the summer by many measures.…

Irene Video Update 2pm 8/27/11

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Tracking Page is still active.

Mean Irene: Run from the water & hide from the wind.

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Impacts are already being felt on the South and North Carolina…

Time to leave the Outer Banks for Irene

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The track has shifted just a bit with Irene but in the grand…

Monday evening update on Irene

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Just got the latest tropical models runs from the 0z/8pm EDT…

Monday Irene Update: Carolinas start preparing

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Irene became our first hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season…