Monday, November 30, 2009

Threat for Strong Storms Late Wednesday

From the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh --


THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS AND LOUISIANA COAST TUESDAY NIGHT... AND MOVE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE TENNESSEE AND OHIO VALLEYS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO THREE INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO HEAVY RAIN... WINDS WILL INCREASE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT... AND GUSTS OVER 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. THERE IS A RISK OF STRONG DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT.

SEVERE WEATHER CAN BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS AT NIGHT. LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER LOCAL MEDIA AS THIS STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES.

$$

HARTFIELD

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Update on the Winter Outlook

NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released an update to their outlook for winter 2009-2010 this week, and there are no big changes to forecast for this winter. The Carolinas can expect a colder than normal winter with near normal to above normal precipitation.




Monday, November 16, 2009

Recap of Last Week's Storm


Coastal NC residents check on their boat after last week's storm system. Photo submitted by News 14 Carolina viewers David and Lisa Riggs of Straits in Carteret County.

Part of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida dumped heavy rains across North Carolina. That was followed by a Nor'eastern that formed off the coast producing more rain and gusty winds.

The National Weather Service produced the following maps showing rainfall and peak wind gusts across the state:






Friday, November 13, 2009

Rainfall since Tuesday

As of 6am Friday --

  • Swansboro: 9.26"
  • Newport: 8.15"
  • Surf City: 7.55"
  • Greensboro: 6.59"
  • Jacksonville: 6.50"
  • New Bern: 6.35"
  • Elizabethtown: 6.15"
  • Greenville: 6.00"
  • Oxford-Henderson: 5.32"
  • Chapel Hill: 5.11"
  • Fayetteville: 4.64"
  • Goldsboro: 4.61"
  • Raleigh-Durham: 4.45"
  • Rocky Mount-Wilson: 4.24"
  • Wilmington: 4.15"
  • Charlotte: 3.60"

You can share rain totals from your neighborhood and your rain pictures by e-mailing us at weather@news14.com

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Rainfall Forecast for Thursday

Additional rainfall expected today (Thursday) from the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Rainfall Forecast from the NWS

Here's an updated look at the rainfall forecast across the southeast through Thursday from the National Weather Service --


Threat for Heavy Rain and Wind

The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida tracking to our south will interact with a front moving through North Carolina to produce heavy rains and gusty winds through midweek. Take an in-depth look at the rain and wind threat in this morning's video blog posted below.

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Thursday, November 05, 2009

Viewer Picture


Neat viewer picture James in Durham sent us this morning of dew on the Hillandale Golf Course
If you ever have a weather photo you'd like to share with us, send it by e-mail to weather@news14.com!

Tracking Ida

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