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With Autumn comes the Stink Bug and Lady Bug invasion.

It’s that time of the year when you begin to see loads of lady bugs swarming on the sunny side of your home. As the temperatures drop usually after the first frost or freeze like we had the last weekend. Along with sun angle getting lower the ladybug or as they are sometimes called Asian Beetles begin to try to hide from the cold.  Read more

Wednesday mornings lunar eclipse in Charlotte

While we will have the chance to see the lunar eclipse a few things are working against it being a great event in the Charlotte region. Let’s start when the when and where stuff. Read more

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

3 years this morning snow moved into the North Carolina mountains and set a record for the earliest measurable snow on record in the state.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
207 PM EDT THU OCT 6 2011

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

...EARLIEST SEASONAL MEASURABLE SNOW IN NORTH CAROLINA... Read more

Mecklenburg County Tornado History

Yesterday Mecklenburg County had the 1st tornado warnings issued in the county since September 2011. It also ended up with the 1st confirmed tornado since March of 2012 when a un warned tornado touched down in the Reedy Creek Neighborhood. Read more

Strong Storms with Flash Flooding Potential Thursday.

The set-up for Thursday is more and more looking like a high threat of strong storms along with flash flooding. The severe threat is conditional on how much instability we will see or heating. The Flood threat seems to be much more likely at this point. Read more

3 Rounds of Severe Weather This Week

Today is the calm before a very stormy week ahead. Take this time now to prepare for 3 separate rounds of severe weather and combined all of them will produce a Flash Flood Risk as well.

Remember each wave of storms could impact the next wave so don’t let the severity or lack of severity of the early rounds make you let your guard down. Read more

Severe Weather in April 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

What a difference a few years back. Last night I talked about the tornado outbreak of April 16th, 2011 in the Carolinas. I was recalling how crazy that month was for the area for the entire month of April. We had 2 tornado outbreaks a derecho and a baseball size hail event all within in about a 3 week period. Read more

Frost & Freeze Protection

With a freeze tonight & possible again tomorrow night  There are a few things you can do today to help prevent damage to your garden. Temperatures tonight will drop to around 29°-30° for 1-3 hours. Tomorrow night they will drop into the low mid-30s for a few hours. Tonight is the bigger threat but both could damage tender plants. Here are a few things you can do to help prevent damage.

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Winter Storm Potential Next Week.

Happy Spring as of 12:57 pm today but don’t be fooled winter isn’t done with the Carolinas just yet. There are still many small details to be worked out that can have major impacts on the forecast but the chances of some kind of a winter storm are growing. Read more

False Start To Spring Again

So allegedly Spring begins when the Vernal Equinox occurs on Thursday at 12:57 pm. While this is strictly the astronomical start to Spring and Meteorological Spring started on March 1st.  Both of these dates seem totally irrelevant this year. Read more