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Coastal Low to Bring Heavy Rain and Winds Sunday

Coastal Low to Bring Heavy Rain and Winds Sunday

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(irontrybex / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - A strong coastal low system will sweep across central North Carolina Sunday bringing torrential rain and strong winds.  A coastal low-pressure system will begin to move up from the gulf through the southeast coast of the United States, across Florida and Georgia on Saturday and through South Carolina and North Carolina on Sunday.  Impacts According to the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh the storm will bring areas of heavy rainfall with the potential for localized flooding, especially in urban and poor drainage areas. Rainfall amounts of two to three inches are expected from Saturday night through Sunday night. Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around light unsecured objects such as holiday decorations...
Tropic Watch – Hurricane Lee

Tropic Watch – Hurricane Lee

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters will be keeping a very close eye on Hurricane Lee over the weekend to see if forecast models predicting the storm will make a turn out to sea will be accurate. Current Location / Strength Over less than 24 hours, Lee intensified from a tropical storm into a category 5 hurricane with reported winds of 160+ mph. That rapid intensification is the quickest any system has gone from a tropical storm to a category 5 hurricane in Atlantic hurricane season history. (NOAA / NWS - National Hurricane Center) Lee is currently located around 750 miles to the east of San Juan, Puerto Rico (18.2N 54.5W), and is moving WNW at 13 mph. This morning Lee encountered some wind shear resulting in sustained winds falling below 160 mph dropping Lee back down to a cate...
Tracking Hurricane Idalia [UPDATED]

Tracking Hurricane Idalia [UPDATED]

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Last Update: 8/30/23 1:30pm ASHEBORO N.C. - Idalia made landfall around 7:45 a.m. Eastern time along Florida's Big Bend, near Keaton Beach, and is currently moving at 30 mph up the southeast coast. Here is everything you need to know about local impacts. Confidence / Expected Changes As of Aug 30th, 11:30 a.m. briefing by the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh there have been no significant changes to the forecast for Randolph County. Forecasters say confidence is HIGH that the event will occur and MODERATE regarding impacts. Timeline Impacts in central North Carolina, including Randolph County, are expected to start as soon as Wednesday afternoon and continue through Friday afternoon. Local Impacts Heavy rainfall and gusty winds wil...
NOAA: Winter Forecast – “Warmer, drier South with ongoing La Nina”

NOAA: Winter Forecast – “Warmer, drier South with ongoing La Nina”

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9nof83RezU&t=18s ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) is calling for a warmer and dryer winter this year as La Nina continues. Each year NOAA puts out its yearly winter forecast predictions. This year the governmental agencies forecast which covers December 2022 through February 2023, is calling for La Niña to return for a third consecutive winter. For North Carolina this forecast calls for warmer-than-average temperatures with drier-than-average conditions. “The hardworking forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center produce timely and accurate seasonal outlooks and short-term forecasts year-round,” said Michael Farrar, Ph.D., director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction. “NOAA’s new...
Heatwave Affecting Midwest On Its Way – ETA: This Weekend

Heatwave Affecting Midwest On Its Way – ETA: This Weekend

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Daytime High Temps for Sunday July 24th 2022 (NWS) ASHEBORO N.C. (#RCSVWX)- Today much of the central United States including a large chunk of Texas are forecast to see temperatures over 105 degrees, with Dallas Tx expected to reach 107 today. That heatwave is on its way to the Triad with dangerous levels of heat expected this weekend. This weekend the big story will be the heat says the National Weather Service (NWS) who are calling for consecutive days with above normal temps, including the possibility of a few 100F highs and lows barely getting below 80F in some locations. "The hottest temps each day, we`re still likely to see at least a few hours of dangerous heat index values over 100F. And given the strong sunshine and lack of a breezein most places, forecast wet bulb globe ...
More Winter Weather On The Way

More Winter Weather On The Way

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… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO 4 AM EST SATURDAY…WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze.WHERE…Portions of central North Carolina.WHEN…From 4 PM this afternoon to 4 AM EST Saturday.IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.National Weather Service Office - Raleigh UPDATE 1/20/22 10:30 A.M. | The NWS has revised its forecast after overnight models showed moisture trending much farther south. Scattered light snow showers are possible north of Hwy 64 this evening and tonight, with sleet and freezing rain south of Hwy 64. A coating to two inches of snow or sleet is possible, along with a glaze of ice. All of c...