Weather Blog

How the Mosquito Forecast is determined

September 5, 2018

I have had a few questions over the summer months about my mosquito forecast and how I determine when activity is going to be Extreme, low or somewhere in between. There are a few factors that go into the making of the mosquito forecast. 

A taste of fall is coming later this week.

August 21, 2018

If you are like me. You have been yearning for some cooler temperatures and the feel of fall in the air. Thursday and Friday evening will get exactly that feel. As winds will bring in cooler drier air of of the northwest. We will see low temperatures we haven't seen since early May.

Woodleaf Tomato Festival

August 15, 2018

This year’s Woodleaf Tomato Festival will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Unity Presbyterian Church, 885 Woodleaf-Barber Road, Cleveland. 

Why Heat Lightning is a Myth

August 13, 2018

We’ve all heard the term “heat lightning” but what if I told you there’s no such thing? There really isn’t anything called heat lightning, it’s just a term people mistakenly give to distant thunderstorms.

Leisure and Travel Blog. Activities for summer days in Rowan County

July 17, 2018

Summer days have arrived in Rowan County! Whether you're searching for an escape from the heat, outdoor festival and anything in between, you're in for an original experience when you visit Rowan County. 

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.