TODAY'S FORECAST: Rain/Snow Showers/Windy
TODAY'S HIGH: 38 WIND: NNW 25-30 mph
TONIGHT'S LOW: 34 HUMIDITY: 74%
RAIN CHANCE: 80 % SNOW CHANCE: AM-80% PM- 30%
TODAY'S FORECAST: Rain/Snow Showers/Windy
TODAY'S HIGH: 33 WIND: NNW 30-40 mph
TONIGHT'S LOW: 28 HUMIDITY: 78
RAIN CHANCE: 20 % SNOW CHANCE: 100%
First significant mountain snow event of the cold season arrives Friday Night. Look for either a Winter Weather Advisory or maybe even a Winter Storm Watch to be issued for Friday Night through Saturday. Mountains first call accumulations are 2 - 5 inches.... Rain showers could mix with or change to periods of wet snow or grauple across the Foothills and NW Piedmont of NC Saturday Morning. At this time accumulations are only expected to be a trace to 1inch at most. Higher end totals will be limited to the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge. Amounts will quickly tapper from there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAILY PLANNER FOR Saturday November 1, 2014
MORNING NOON EVENING

Snow/Rain Mix/Windy
Mid 30's

Snow/Rain Mix/Windy
Mid 30's

Mostly Cloudy/Windy
Around 60
NW Burke DAILY PLANNER FOR Saturday, November 1, 2014
MORNING NOON EVENING

Snow/Wind
Upper 20's

Snow/Wind
Low 30's

Snow/Wind
Near 30

OFFICIAL RAINFALL DATA FOR


MORGANTON 2013

2013-
JANUARY - 7.23 IN
FEBRUARY- 4.41 IN
MARCH- 3.53 IN
APRIL- 4.68 IN
MAY- 11.40 IN
JUNE- 8.02 IN
JULY- 14.47 IN
AUGUST- 4.40 IN
SEPTEMBER- 2.39 IN
OCTOBER- 2.21 IN
NOVEMBER- 4.25 IN
DECEMBER- 6.87 IN


TOTAL: 73.86 INCHES


NORMAL: 48.61 INCHES


25.25 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL


Morganton 2014


2014-


January- 2.92 IN


February- 2.74 IN


March- 3.92 IN


April- 4.62 IN


May-  2.92 IN


June- 5.51 IN


July-  4.23 IN


August- 3.42 IN


September-  6.58 IN


October-


 


Total: 36.86 In.


Normal: 40.55 In.


3.69 In. above normal

FRIDAY OCTOBER 31ST
ALMANAC
SUNRISE 7:50am
SUNSET 6:31pm
HIGH LOW
TODAY 52 36
NORMAL 66 44
RECORD 86
1950
25
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GREATER BURKE SEVEN DAY FORECAST
SAT SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI
HIGH 38 47 58 64 67 65 57
LOW 35 29 26 35 42 48 40
FORECAST
RAIN CHC. 80% 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 0%
WEATHER DISCUSSION

Friday October 31, 2014

Issued 5:00 pm


CATAWBA COUNTY, GREATER BURKE, GREATER CALDWELL, GREATER MCDOWELL


INCLUDING: OLD FORT, PLEASANT GARDENS, MARION, GLENWOOD, DYSARTSVILLE, CLINCHFIELD, CROOKED CREEK, NEBO, VEIN MOUNTAIN, LAKE JAMES, PINEY, CHESTERFIELD, OAK HILL(BURKE), GLEN ALPINE, BRENDLETOWN, MORGANTON, SALEM, DREXEL, LAKE RHODHISS, VALDESE, CONNELLY SPRINGS, RUTHERFORD COLLEGE, PLEASANT GROVE,PINE MOUNTAIN, SOUTH MOUNTAIN STATE PARK, GEORGE HILDEBRAND, ICARD, RHODHISS, LONGVIEW,HILDEBRAND, COLLETTSVILLE, LENOIR, GAMEWELL, KINGS CREEK, OAK HILL(CALDWELL), DUDLEY SHOALS, GRANITE FALLS, HUDSON,LAKE HICKORY,COOKSVILLE,PLATEAU, BLACKBURN, STARTOWN, DUAN, MAIDEN, NEWTON, BROOKFORD, ADVENT CROSSROADS, HICKORY, SAINT STEPHENS, VIEWMONT, MOUNTAIN VIEW, CONOVER, OXFORD PARK, CLAREMONT, CATFISH, CATAWBA, MURRAY MILLS, DRUMS CROSSROADS, OLIVERS CROSSROAD, BANDY, KILLIANS CROSSROAD, MONBO, SHERRILLS FORD, AND TERRELL

SYNOPSIS:


A leeside low will develop between the Upstate of SC to Charlotte NC and move East, eventually transferring it's energy to the coastal storm Saturday. This system will bring very heavy accumulating snow to the mountains. As the low off the coast deepens and becomes a nor'easter winds will increase across the area. The low pressure moves away from the area and winds subside Sunday Evening. Clear skies but below normal temps will be the name of the game Monday and Tuesday. Another weak cold front crosses the area Wednesday and Thursday bringing slight chances of rain.



FRIDAY

Increasing clouds. Shower activity should hold off until after 9pm leaving the ghost and goblins dry. Temps fall through the 40's shortly after sunset, so dress warm. Showers overspread the area between 9pm and midnight. All precipitation should be liquid initially. High around 60.



Tonight


Cloudy skies, scattered showers. Maybe some snow showers after midnight lows in the mid 30's. Winds picking up.



SATURDAY


A Rain/Snow mix through the early afternoon hours. Little to no accumulation expected. Windy. Cold. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph. High 38.
SUNDAY


Cold. Very windy. NW winds 20-30mph with gusts to 55mph. Secure outdoor furniture..Winds calm during the evening hours. Highs in the mid to upper 40's. A hard freeze Sunday night lows in the low to mid 20's.



MONDAY - TUESDAY


Clear. Highs around 60 after starting off at or below freezing.



WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY


Mostly cloudy. Showers possible Wednesday with just mainly cloudy skies on Thursday. Highs in the mid 60's. Lows in the low to mid 40's.



Scotty Powell

Meteorologist

Burke Weather Inc.

NORTHWESTERN BURKE SEVEN DAY FORECAST
SAT SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI
HIGH 33 36 49 58 55 53 44
LOW 28 21 27 37 40 38 34
FORECAST
RAIN CHC. 100% 30% 0% 0% 10% 30% 10%
WEATHER DISCUSSION

Friday October 31, 2014

ISSUED 5:00 pm


NORTHWEST BURKE, NORTHWEST CALDWELL, AND NORTHWEST MCDOWELL COUNTIESp>

INCLUDING: LITTLE SWITZERLAND, BLACK MOUNTAIN, ALTA PASS, LINVILLE FALLS, JONAS RIDGE, GINGERCAKE ACRES, WILSONS CREEK GORGE, ROSBORO, EDGEMONT, COLLETTSVILLE, GLOBE, BLOWING ROCK, PATTERSON, YADKIN RIVER VALLEY, AND BUFFALO COVE



SYNOPSIS:


A leeside low will develop between the Upstate of SC to Charlotte NC and move East, eventually transferring it's energy to the coastal storm Saturday. This system will bring very heavy accumulating snow to the mountains. As the low off the coast deepens and becomes a nor'easter winds will increase across the area. The low pressure moves away from the area and winds subside Sunday Evening. Clear skies but below normal temps will be the name of the game Monday and Tuesday. Another weak cold front crosses the area Wednesday and Thursday bringing slight chances of rain.



TONIGHT


Rain showers changing to snow showers around midnight. Winds start to pick up. Cold. .



SATURDAY


Snow likely. Cold. High around 33. Snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches. Very windy. Wind gusting to 60mph.



SUNDAY


Snow showers before Noon. No Additional snow accumulation. High in the mid 30's.Very windy through the day. Winds gusting to 65mph at times. Bitter cold.



MONDAY - TUESDAY


Partly cloudy. Upper 40's.



WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY


Mostly cloudy with showers. High in the mid to upper 50's. Lows in the mid 40's



Scotty Powell

Meteorologist

Burke Weathe

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