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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…

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…

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,…

One month from the full solar eclipse everyone can see

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It's almost here just one month away from the Great American…

The year it snowed 3 Wednesdays in a row in March.

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This is the stuff of legends around the Carolinas. People who…

That time South Charlotte got almost 2 feet of snow in 2004.

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One of the biggest snowstorms in Charlotte history started on…

Birds showing up in Doppler Radar

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The past two mornings there have been a large number of birds…

It's time we move on from a 0% & 100% climate change debate.

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There is no more a cringe-worthy question that I get than this."Do…

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,…

Charlotte Snow Facts

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Less than two weeks from Christmas and with another arctic blast…

Here comes Winter!

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It might have been the 5th warmest Autumn on record in Charlotte…

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…

Panthers home opener temperatures over time

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Todays Panthers home opener was another hot one, but not as hot…

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…

Severe weather threat late Sunday

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Get ready for a hot and very humid Saturday with just isolated…

Stop letting weather apps ruin your weekend plans

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This past weekend we got a good reminder of why weather apps…

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…

Wells Fargo Championship Weather History

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The Wells Fargo Championship celebrates its 14th  year in Charlotte…

Update: Now 15 small earthquakes near Weaverville, NC since Sunday.

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Something odd is going on just north of Weaverville, NC. Since…

Frost & Freeze Protection

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With a freeze warning in effect tonight and possible frost again…

Watching potential severe weather set-up for Wednesday

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A classic Carolina cold air damming regime will be setting up…

Grading my Winter Storm Forecast: 2/15/2016

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As you know I keep very detailed records of my forecasts and…