Weather Blog

What is Graupel

February 7, 2020

During the early afternoon hours today i started getting reports of hail and sleet occurring in portions of the county. Based on the atmospheric conditions and lack of certain supporting factors that could lead to hail or sleet.

Does it really snow in the winter seven days after it thunders?

January 20, 2020

Last week we had a few rumbles of thunder around the county. As you can expect a lot of Rowan County Residents got excited saying it would snow in the next seven days. Based on an old wives tale that we have likely all heard at some point during our lifetime.

Strong thunderstorms possible tonight

January 11, 2020

As we move into the evening hours on this Saturday. Rain chances will increase with the possibility of strong storms in the overnight hours for Sunday.

The Santa Tracker is back!!!

November 20, 2019

I am honored and excited to announce that once again this Christmas Eve Rowan County Weather has teamed with NORAD to track Santa as he makes his journey around the world! This has become a fun event for families on Christmas Eve every year.

2019 - 20 Long Range Winter Forecast

October 27, 2019

It’s Halloween and that can only mean one thing here at Rowan County Weather. It’s time to reveal the Long Range Winter Forecast!

Moderate Drought Conditions Continue

October 3, 2019

For a second straight week moderate drought conditions continue around the county. There continues to be very little rain to help pull us out of these conditions. The good news is there could be some relief on Monday with a 40% chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Moderate Drought Conditions in Rowan County

September 26, 2019

Three weeks ago I reported that abnormally dry conditions had returned to the county. Unfortunately since that time, Dry conditions have continues to persist. We are now over one month since any measurable rainfall fell at the Mid-Carolina Airport.

Negative experience at Bikers Blues and BBQ Rally

September 20, 2019

I was contacted by an event organizer on September 12th and asked about being a Guest Celebrity Judge for this event. I accepted and even went as far as to help promote the event on my social media pages and right here on

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.