Weather Blog

9/19/19 Drought Update

September 19, 2019

As we continue to remain in dry conditions around the area. All of Rowan County is now under abnormally dry conditions with regards to Drought. This is the beginning of what could lead to Stage 1 Drought conditions around the county if we do not get some much needed rainfall soon.

Abnormally Dry Conditions return to Rowan County

September 12, 2019

It's no secret we are in need of rainfall in Rowan County. We have certainly been dry for sometime now and are starting to really see the affects of the lack of rainfall.

What causes an Air Quality Alert to be issued?

September 9, 2019

We are under an Air Quality Alert until p.m. this evening around the county. Did you know the office that issues the warning is The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality in Raleigh NC. 

2019 Preliminary Fall Foliage Forecast

September 6, 2019

It's that time of year again where we transition from Summer to Fall. One of the annual trips Rowan County residents like to make is their trip to the mountains of North Carolina to see the fall colors at their peak.

Hurricane Dorian 9/4/19 Update

September 4, 2019

Good Wednesday afternoon everyone. Hurricane Dorian is beginning to move through the Carolina coastline. Let's take a look at the latest track of the storm and then I will give you details on what to expect at the coast and right here in Rowan County.

Hurricane Dorian 9/3/19 Update

September 3, 2019

I hope you all had a wonderful labor Day. Our attention this week turns to the impacts Dorian will likely have on our coast and if we can expect anything here in Rowan County. Here's the latest track update for Dorian from the National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Dorian 9/2/19 Update

September 2, 2019

Happy Labor Day everyone! All eyes continue to be on Hurricane Dorian, the potential track and impacts if any that we will see here in Rowan County from the storm. The 11am update just came out so lets take a look at the latest track by the National Hurricane Center. 

Hurricane Dorian 9/1/19 Update

September 1, 2019

Good Sunday morning. Hurricane Dorian has now become a Category 5 storm. This is the 4th straight year a Hurricane has become a Category 5 storm in the Atlantic.

Hurricane Dorian 8/31/19 Update

August 31, 2019

As we enjoy Labor Day weekend here in the Carolina's a major hurricane is moving across the Atlantic nearing the Florida peninsula. Dorian has been a big part of the conversation over the past few days.

Hurricane Dorian 8/30/19 Update

August 30, 2019

As I mentioned in my afternoon social media post about this storm yesterday the track has been adjusted showing a northward turn after making landfall in Florida. The question remains where is Dorian going to go, if and when could we see impacts here in Rowan County.