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  • Tropics Update: Invest 96-L

    Tropics Update: Invest 96-L

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:38:10 GMT
    We continue to watch an area of low pressure referred to as Invest 96-L making its way towards the Lesser Antilles. This disturbance has not yet developed into a tropical depression, however, we can see
    We continue to watch an area of low pressure referred to as Invest 96-L making its way towards the Lesser Antilles. This disturbance has not yet developed into a tropical depression, however, we can see
  • Watching the Tropics

    Watching the Tropics

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:40:13 GMT
    Image Courtesy: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/time/InternationalDateLine.htmlImage Courtesy: http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/time/InternationalDateLine.html
    A small area of low pressure is making it's way across the Atlantic, as well as another tropical wave not far behind it.  These two features are being monitored by the National Hurricane Center for potential
    A small area of low pressure is making it's way across the Atlantic, as well as another tropical wave not far behind it.  These two features are being monitored by the National Hurricane Center for potential
  • Scattered storms, then HOT!

    Scattered storms, then HOT!

    Monday, August 18 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-08-18 22:13:48 GMT
    We are heading into an unsettled few days that will bring scattered showers and t-storms, along with building heat!  A ridge of high pressure will build in from the west, and that will leave us on the
    We are heading into an unsettled few days that will bring scattered showers and t-storms, along with building heat!  A ridge of high pressure will build in from the west, and that will leave us on the
  • Quick Update on the Tropics

    Quick Update on the Tropics

    Saturday, August 16 2014 8:35 PM EDT2014-08-17 00:35:20 GMT
    We are currently watching a broad area of low pressure that has made its way into the Atlantic and is beginning to see some rain and thunderstorm activity. At this time the National Hurricane Center is
    We are currently watching a broad area of low pressure that has made its way into the Atlantic and is beginning to see some rain and thunderstorm activity. At this time the National Hurricane Center is
  • A Nation Under Water

    A Nation Under Water

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:06:32 GMT
    Observed rainfall from the past seven daysObserved rainfall from the past seven days
    It seems as though this past week has been a painful reminder of how dangerous and destructive flooding can be to both our property and our lives. Flash Flooding seemed to dominate headlines not once,
    It seems as though this past week has been a painful reminder of how dangerous and destructive flooding can be to both our property and our lives. Flash Flooding seemed to dominate headlines not once,
  • The last of summer vacation brings great weather

    The last of summer vacation brings great weather

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-08-14 13:43:08 GMT
    Mostly sunny today with a light breeze, highs reach the mid-80s Upstate, and low 80s in the mountains.  Overnight, temperatures drop into the 50s and mid-60s under mostly clear skies.  Another dose of
    Mostly sunny today with a light breeze, highs reach the mid-80s Upstate, and low 80s in the mountains.  Overnight, temperatures drop into the 50s and mid-60s under mostly clear skies.  Another dose of
  • Skies clear tonight for the Perseids!

    Skies clear tonight for the Perseids!

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-12 20:35:53 GMT
    Showers and t-storms will be heading out tonight to make way for cooler and drier air.  Expect rain through about 9pm in our southern spots, then clouds will break up.  This will lead to some decent viewing
    Showers and t-storms will be heading out tonight to make way for cooler and drier air.  Expect rain through about 9pm in our southern spots, then clouds will break up.  This will lead to some decent viewing
  • Rain chance lingers today, clears out tomorrow

    Rain chance lingers today, clears out tomorrow

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:53:11 GMT
    Morning showers are possible, though most should be dry with mostly cloudy skies this morning.  A cold front approaches this afternoon, with a likelihood for rain and storms to pass through.  Some storms
    Morning showers are possible, though most should be dry with mostly cloudy skies this morning.  A cold front approaches this afternoon, with a likelihood for rain and storms to pass through.  Some storms
  • Cold front brings storms then sunshine!

    Cold front brings storms then sunshine!

    Monday, August 11 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-08-11 20:08:54 GMT
    We've been stuck in an unsettled pattern for a while now!  A front to our south, combined with high pressure to our north, left us with tons of moisture in the atmosphere and flooding resulted on Saturday
    We've been stuck in an unsettled pattern for a while now!  A front to our south, combined with high pressure to our north, left us with tons of moisture in the atmosphere and flooding resulted on Saturday
  • FINALLY! The Sun has come back! ….. To Greenville, SC

    FINALLY! The Sun has come back! ….. To Greenville, SC

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-08-11 15:28:01 GMT
    Well, almost! We are still seeing a gray and dreary start to our work week with mostly cloudy skies, dew points in the mid to upper 60s and rain chances sticking around throughout the day. After this past
    Well, almost! We are still seeing a gray and dreary start to our work week with mostly cloudy skies, dew points in the mid to upper 60s and rain chances sticking around throughout the day. After this past
  • WEATHER BLOG

    A Supermoon, meteors and heavy rain... oh my!

    A Supermoon, meteors and heavy rain... oh my!

    Friday, August 8 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-08 20:26:20 GMT
    This weekend is not going to ideal for sky watchers eager to see the supermoon as well as the beginning of the Perseid meteor shower.  Clouds and rain will obscure the view at times on Sunday night.  Also,
    This weekend is not going to ideal for sky watchers eager to see the supermoon as well as the beginning of the Perseid meteor shower.  Clouds and rain will obscure the view at times on Sunday night.  Also,
  • Cooler temperatures and rain chances return on Friday

    Cooler temperatures and rain chances return on Friday

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-08-07 15:04:41 GMT
    Thursday will once again see temperatures make a run for the lower 90s in the Upstate and mid-80s across western North Carolina. Winds will mainly come out of the North behind a cold front that will be
    Thursday will once again see temperatures make a run for the lower 90s in the Upstate and mid-80s across western North Carolina. Winds will mainly come out of the North behind a cold front that will be
  • WEATHER BLOG

    Two hurricanes moving toward Hawaii! Why it's so rare...

    Two hurricanes moving toward Hawaii! Why it's so rare...

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-06 22:50:39 GMT
    Iselle and Julio are both Category 1 hurricanes, and they will both potentially impact Hawaii.  The good news is that Iselle is expected to weaken as it gets closer, and will most likely hit Hawaii as
    Iselle and Julio are both Category 1 hurricanes, and they will both potentially impact Hawaii.  The good news is that Iselle is expected to weaken as it gets closer, and will most likely hit Hawaii as
  • Temperatures become cooler than normal as rain chances increase

    Temperatures become cooler than normal as rain chances increase

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-08-05 14:29:20 GMT
    Temperatures are expected to peak close to normal today under mostly sunny skies as high pressure begins to build across the Carolinas. After a stretch of below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation
    Temperatures are expected to peak close to normal today under mostly sunny skies as high pressure begins to build across the Carolinas. After a stretch of below normal temperatures and above normal precipitation
  • Weather Blog

    We'll call it "typical summer" around here!

    We'll call it "typical summer" around here!

    Monday, August 4 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-04 22:24:59 GMT
    Boy it just feels different out there today! More like a normal late July/early August day.
    Boy it just feels different out there today! More like a normal late July/early August day. 
  • Weather Blog

    How much rain have we seen so far?

    How much rain have we seen so far?

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 16:22:49 GMT
    The Flash Flood watch has been canceled and we are beginning to catch a little bit of relief in terms of rainfall across the Upstate. We will still hold on to rain chances throughout the day and evening
    The Flash Flood watch has been canceled and we are beginning to catch a little bit of relief in terms of rainfall across the Upstate. We will still hold on to rain chances throughout the day and evening
  • Weather Blog

    Flash Flooding possible tonight and tomorrow

    Flash Flooding possible tonight and tomorrow

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:11:53 GMT
    Over 3 inches of rain fell in Greenville County earlier today, and we could get more tonight.  the ground is saturated with moisture, particularly in Greenville and Anderson counties, so any rain that
    Over 3 inches of rain fell in Greenville County earlier today, and we could get more tonight.  the ground is saturated with moisture, particularly in Greenville and Anderson counties, so any rain that
  • Tropical Update: Invest 93L

    Tropical Update: Invest 93L

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 18:09:31 GMT
    We are continuing to keep an eye on an area of low pressure located in the southern Atlantic, showing signs of potentially developing into a tropical depression in the days ahead. There is currently a
    We are continuing to keep an eye on an area of low pressure located in the southern Atlantic, showing signs of potentially developing into a tropical depression in the days ahead. There is currently a
  • Weather Blog

    What a cool-down!

    What a cool-down!

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:53:21 GMT
    A strong cold front has passed through today, and you probably felt the gusty winds behind the front this afternoon.  The cold front brought multiple tornado warnings through Tennessee, as well as 1 tornado
    A strong cold front has passed through today, and you probably felt the gusty winds behind the front this afternoon.  The cold front brought multiple tornado warnings through Tennessee, as well as 1 tornado
  • Sunshine in the wake of the storms

    Sunshine in the wake of the storms

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:24:10 GMT
    It's back to high pressure and sunny weather for the next few days in the wake of Sunday night's storms.  Many areas are still dealing with power outages, but with drier weather in place, crews should
    It's back to high pressure and sunny weather for the next few days in the wake of Sunday night's storms.  Many areas are still dealing with power outages, but with drier weather in place, crews should
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