Weather Blog

Farmers Day Forecast Update

July 18, 2019

We are just two short days away from Farmers Day 2019 in the town of China Grove! I will be on hand once again this year as the official weather sponsor of Farmers Day. The forecast continues to look hot for this years event.

Tropical Storm Barry Friday morning update

July 12, 2019

THIS MORNING TROPICAL STORM BARRY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH. A TRACK TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER TODAY, FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH ON SATURDAY.

Tropical Storm Barry has formed in the Gulf of Mexico

July 11, 2019

THE LOW PRESSURE AREA OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO HAS BECOME TROPICAL STORM BARRY.  THE STORM IS BEING STEERED BY A WEAK LOW- TO MID-LEVEL RIDGE TO THE NORTH, AND A WEAKNESS IN THE RIDGE IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP DURING THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS.

Potential Tropical Cyclone developing in the Gulf of Mexico

July 10, 2019

FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS I HAVE BEEN KEEPING YOU UPDATED ON A SYSTEM THAT HAS DROPPED INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. THIS SYSTEM IS STARTING TO SHOW SIGNS OF DEVELOPMENT THAT COULD LEAD TO A POSSIBLE CATEGORY 1 HURRICANE OVER THE NEXT 24-48 HOURS. HERE ARE THE LATEST DETAILS ON THE SYSTEM.

Tuesday Morning Gulf Storm Update

July 9, 2019

A BROAD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED OVER THE EASTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE IS PRODUCING DISORGANIZED SHOWER ACTIVITY. THE LOW IS FORECAST TO MOVE SOUTHWARD TO SOUTHWESTWARD AND EMERGE OVER THE NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO LATER TODAY.

Tropical system likely to appear in the Gulf

July 8, 2019

We have had a quite Tropical Season to this point. That is likely to change over the next few days as a low pressure system currently over the state of Georgia is expected to drift south into the Gulf of Mexico.

Beach Safety Rip Currents

June 14, 2019

As we all begin to embark on another fun filled summer. Trips to beaches are likely on your agenda. One of the biggest threats to you at the beach are rip currents.

Recap of the Winter Season

March 25, 2019

We are now a few days into astronomical Spring. I wanted to take a few moments to look back at how this past winter stacked up to winters in the past. Let's start with the average temperature. This winter was actually a little mild believe it or not.

Rain today with a chance for a thunderstorm

March 3, 2019

Rain chances will turn into a chance for a late thunderstorm here in the county. We have a 90% chance of rain today. With a general thunderstorm risk later this evening.