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Eclipse Forecast Improving

Published: 8.17.17 10:08am

Good Morning Folks! Moisture is slowly creeping back into the region today and this will translate to pop up showers this afternoon and when coupled with a passing front tomorrow, we expect scattered thunderstorms to move through later in the day Friday. Saturday and Sunday both offer up more sun... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Thunderstorms Develop Friday; Some Sunshine Saturday

Published: 8.16.17 12:22pm

Good Morning Folks! Temps hit near normal levels today through the weekend, cooling down a bit early next week as clouds and showers fill back in, but leveling back out by this time next week. Sunshine will dominate the landscape today and tomorrow, although tomorrow will feature better shower chances... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Reduction in Shower Coverage this Weekend, Though Not Dry

Published: 8.11.17 8:54am

Good Morning Folks! Areas northeast of Macon County picked up a tenth to a quarter inch of rain yesterday, while those southwest picked up a half inch up to an inch, with the highest total just over an inch along Hwy 74 south of Murphy. We’ll pick up another half... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Wet Pattern Continues; Temps Hit Normal Levels Saturday

Published: 8.10.17 7:54am

Good Morning Folks! A smattering of rain fell across the region overnight with a tenth up to a quarter of an inch along the fringe of the region, while places such as Sylva and Waynesville didn’t pick up any rain. This will change today as scattered thunderstorms develop this afternoon,... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

A Slight Reprieve in the Action Today; More Rain Thursday

Published: 8.9.17 8:26am

Good Morning Folks! It’s been quite a week with showers and thunderstorms dumping anywhere from 1.75 – 3.5” across the region and we expect another 1 – 2” to fall from today through Sunday, so if you need to mow the lawn or do work outside and need it to... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

It's Gonna be a Soggy Week with Below Normal Temps

Published: 8.7.17 8:07am

Good Morning Folks! As promised the rains have arrived and over the past 24 hours (as of 7:30am), the majority of SW NC has picked up a half inch or more of rain, with numerous sites reporting over an inch. The highest we could find was out of Burrells Ford... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Shower Chances Increase Starting Tomorrow

Published: 8.3.17 10:44am

Good Morning Folks! Temps are off to a cool start this morning with a region wide range in the low – upper 50’s and with high clouds moving overhead this afternoon, temps will remain a few degrees below normal. Moisture levels will slowly rise through the day and result in... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Region Wide Showers Friday and Saturday

Published: 8.1.17 9:51am

Good Morning Folks and welcome to the month of August! Mt. Mitchell once again started out the morning in the 40’s with a low of 48.4°F, while the rest of us across SW NC enjoyed temps in the low – upper 50’s. Sunshine dominates the day today, with a few... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Dry Today; Showers Ramp Up Thursday into Saturday

Published: 7.31.17 8:41am

Good Morning Folks! No rain to speak of but the morning lows across the region certainly are a conversation starter with temps in the low – mid 50’s across the area. Mt Mitchell once again wins the title of coldest spot around as their station at 6600’ dipped down to... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Mid 40's in Late July?!?!

Published: 7.30.17 10:57am

Good Morning Folks! So we know its late July yet the temperature map this morning looked more like mid September with lows in the low – mid 50’s across the region. Mt Mitchell won the coldest spot award with a chilly low of 46.9°F at 6600’ and there is a... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Sunny, Dry and Below Normal Temps this Weekend!!!

Published: 7.27.17 9:24am

Good Morning Folks! We picked up a quarter of an inch of rain here and there yesterday, most notably Cullowhee but for the most part it was a dry day and night across the region. Today and tomorrow will be our wettest days of the week as showers pop up... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Temps Almost 10 Degrees Below Normal by Friday!!!

Published: 7.25.17 8:41am

Good Morning Folks! A few showers developed yesterday with a tenth to an quarter inch here and there, but nothing to write home about. We’ll enjoy another round of pop up showers this afternoon, mainly along the escarpment and then sunshine dominates most of the landscape tomorrow, however the escarpment... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Below Normal Temps this Week!!!

Published: 7.24.17 8:03am

Good Morning Folks! The LYW team is back in action this morning after a two day excursion in the gorge and it seems it rained quite a bit across the region over the past 24 hours. Most of the region picked up a quarter – half inch of rain from... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Temps Finally Cool Down Late this Weekend

Published: 7.21.17 9:09am

Good Morning Folks! You might have noticed some pop up showers on the horizon as most of the region remained dry yesterday, with the only action in town occurring along the Great Balsams, heading SE into the escarpment. Generally a quarter- half inch of rain fell with the highest amounts... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

A Muggy and Hot to End the Work Week

Published: 7.19.17 8:03am

Good Morning Folks! Although rain fell across the region yesterday it didn’t fall everywhere and was concentrated along the southern end of the Great Balsams and the escarpment. Notable 24 hour rainfall totals included 0.98” in Little Canada and 0.71” in Highlands, however closer to Brevard (near the hospital), 2.71”... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Low 90's Likely Friday and Saturday for the Valleys

Published: 7.18.17 8:57am

Good Morning Folks! We experienced another round of showers yesterday afternoon and the 24 hours rainfall total for the region averaged out to a quarter of an inch, for those who experienced showers as some areas did not. The max total occurred at the Cowee Fire Department in Macon County,... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Temps Above Average this Week

Published: 7.17.17 8:13am

Good Morning Folks! We picked up another decent amount of rain over the past 24 hours with parts of the region not experiencing any rain, while other (isolated) areas picked up 1.5 – 2.25”. This high variability doesn’t allow for a region wide average but for the most part the... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Another Round of Showers Develop Monday Afternoon

Published: 7.16.17 7:17am

Good Morning Folks! We picked up a decent amount of rain yesterday as storms rolled across the region, with a half inch or more across the area over the past 24 hours. A handful of locations reached the one inch mark and Lake Toxaway in particular picked up the highest... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Soggy Today and Monday; Sunshine Returns Tuesday

Published: 7.15.17 9:58am

Good Morning Folks! We picked up another decent round of rainfall over the 24 hours with a region wide average of a quarter inch, although not all locations picked up rain. Of course, there were higher amounts and they are found along the Great Balsams and surrounding towns east, such... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

Scattered Showers Thursday through Saturday

Published: 7.12.17 10:21am

Good Morning Folks! We had a few showers but one strong thunderstorm that developed yesterday afternoon, dumping 1.40” over Lake Toxaway, whereas the rest of the region didn’t pick up but a tenth of an inch in isolated locations. Today will feature a slight increase in shower and thunderstorm coverage,... Click Here to Read the Full Article »

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