Weather Blog

Weather Wednesday: This Summer is on Pace to Break a Record

July 11, 2018

This summer has not been very kind to the farmers here in Rowan County.  The lack of rain has had a devastating effect on their crops.  If you look around it’s easy to see we are getting into some early stages of drought with no relief in sight.  The chart below issued by the National Weather Ser

Weather Wednesday: Understanding the Difference between a Watch and a Warning.

July 5, 2018

The scorching heat filled days of summer are upon us in Rowan County!  We have already had thirteen days of high temperatures of 90 degrees or higher.  As this heat builds we will continue to see afternoon and evening thunderstorms as a possibility.

The Full Strawberry Moon

June 27, 2018

The June Full Moon is called the Full Strawberry Moon. This Full Moon got its name from the Algonquin tribes who knew it as a signal to gather the ripening fruit of wild strawberries. It has also been known as the Honey Moon, Mead Moon, and the Full Rose Moon in Europe. 

Weather Wednesday; Hot Car Safety. Leaving your child unattended in a car can be fatal!

June 27, 2018

It’s an unfortunate story that occurs every summer. A parent leaves their child in the car unattended with the engine off and the windows rolled up. On average, 37 children die in hot cars each year in the United States.

Microburst slams Town of Landis

June 12, 2018

Monday night the skies turned ominous as storms began to move through the county. Rowan County Weather started warning residents of a severe thunderstorm approaching the county shortly after 5:30 pm.

2018 Rowan County Arts & Ag Farm Tour

May 23, 2018

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. – It’s farm fun. It’s arts galore. It’s kinda country. Kinda cool.


Announcing the Rowan County Road Warriors

May 21, 2018

In an effort to continue to provide service to Rowan County residents. Rowan County Weather is proud to announce an extension to the company. Our newest endeavor can involve you! The Rowan County Road Warriors has launched.

A Weather Forecast for a Hometown Original,

May 17, 2018

If Salisbury and Rowan County aren’t already packed with originality, being the birthplace of Cheerwine definitely puts our neck of the woods over the threshold.

Localized flooding could become an issue

May 17, 2018

We are moving into yet another day and evening of rainfall around the county. The concern will certainly start to focus on flooding as the ground is becoming quite saturated.