Weather Blog

How to Prepare for Severe Weather

March 7, 2016

This week is severe weather preparedness week in North Carolina. Rowan County Weather continues to celebrate by providing you with information on how you can best prepare for severe weather.

How to best prepare for a Tornado

March 6, 2016

This week Rowan County Weather is celebrating Severe Weather Preparedness Week. My goal this week is to provide you with tips and information on how to best prepare for any severe weather we could encounter this Spring and Summer. Today's focus will be on Tornadoes. 

Rowan County Weather to Celebrate Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2016

March 4, 2016

As we close in on the calendar start to the Spring Season it is always a good time to review and prepare for the Severe Weather that can come with the transition from colder air to warmer air.

Why snow is not likely Thursday into Friday

March 2, 2016

So tonight I have been getting a lot of inquiries about the potential for snow in the county Thursday into Friday. I can tell you based on what I am seeing that does not look likely at all. The model that is showing as the title photo for this blog is the European Model for 7am Friday Morning.

A look back at February

March 1, 2016

As we begin the month of March. Let's take a look back at how the weather treated us in the month of February. 

We started the month of February off with the warmest high temperature of the month at 71 degrees. A feat matched only once more in the month on February 24th.

Ever wanted to help report the amount of rainfall or snow you've gotten? Nows your chance!

February 29, 2016

Do you like recording rainfall totals and snowfall totals form your home?

A look back at Meteorological Winter for Rowan County

February 28, 2016

There's a good chance that many of you don't know Meteorological Winter only last from the First day of December to the last day of February. Not to be confused with the calendar observations of the season from Dec 21st - March 21st.

Be Weather Aware on Wednesday

February 22, 2016

As we begin a few days of very wet weather a Carolina Wedge setup could potentially cause severe weather on Wednesday afternoon. The outlook for potential severe weather for the area is already in place by the Storm Predictions Center.

February going out with a splash

February 21, 2016

As I eluded to in my last blog post we have a wet week ahead. February has been relatively dry to the point with only 0.78 inches of total rainfall accumulation. However, this week we will see that total grown by at least 1 to 1 and a half inches.

The Hazards of Flooding

February 19, 2016

With rainfall being a possibility several days next week along with accumulation chances of an inch to an inch and a half to two inches of total rainfall localized flooding could be a possibility.