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Weekend weather: Nice ‘n’ warm, a cold front comes ‘n’ goes

June 2. And, finally, it’s warm—with highs in the 80s through Thursday, except for Sunday when a cold front comes and goes. Today: Sunny, high near 85. Saturday: Sunny, high near 89. Night-time chance of showers and T-storms as cold front arrives. Sunday: Mostly sunny, high near 77. Breezy with gusts as high as 18 […]

Weekend weather: Ugh

May 25. You’ve probably heard by now that our weekend weather looks more like early spring than what we want to see Memorial Day. In two words: Cool and wet. OK that was three and you can add the word “windy.” Indeed, Saturday looks like it will be more than 20 degrees below average. Today […]

Weekend weather

May 19. With a cool start to the weekend today—only 72—the rest of the weekend will be early spring-like, with part sun and 82 Saturday, 78 on Sunday. There’s a chance of showers, more so on Friday and Saturday, not so much on Sunday. Friday: Overcast, then partly sunny, a cool 72 Saturday: Chance of […]

Weekend weather: Wet Saturday, near 80 on Sunday

May 5. This chilly weather pattern is [slowly] coming to an end, but there’s a chance of rain Saturday before it warms up on Sunday. Friday: Partly sunny, high near 73. Saturday: 30 percent chance of rain, high near 71. Sunday: 40 percent chance of precip, high near 79. Monday: 40 percent chance of precip, […]

Weekend weather

April 28. More sun. More sun. More rain. That’s the outlook for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively. We dry out starting Monday. In detail: Friday: Isolated showers, partly sunny, high near 77 Saturday: Mostly sunny, high near 79 Sunday: Showers and T-storms off and on, high near 72. Monday: Sunny, high near 67 Tuesday: Sunny, […]

Minor tornado on LKN was a surprise

April 26. By Dave Vieser. If it seems like we’ve had a large number of early morning thunderstorms this spring, it’s true—four of them since January according to the National Weather Service (NWS). But none were as dramatic as the tornado on Lake Norman Saturday morning April 22. Worst of all, it was totally unexpected. […]

Weekend Weather

April 21. Goodbye warm-up, hello cool-down. Enjoy the dry sunny weather—82 degrees—today because cooler temps and rain arrive Saturday. The much-cooler temps extend well into next week. Sunday looks perfect. Friday: Sunny, breezy and a high near 82. Saturday: Rain, possible t-storms and high near 71. Sunday: Sunny, breezy and high near 67. Monday: Sunny, […]

Weekend weather

April 14. It’s another mixed bag weather-wise, with showers Friday, sunny skies Saturday and a chance of showers and T-storms Sunday. Friday: Possible showers and T-storms mainly between 3 pm and 5 pm. High near 74. Possible evening storms. Saturday: Mostly sunny, high near 78. Sunday: Chance of showers, T-storms possible after 1 pm. Partly […]

Rain, more rain, then better weather Easter Sunday

April 7. Traffic lights were out at the intersection of Hwy. 73 and Northcross Drive at 9 am. After lots of lightning earlier this morning it will get cooler and cooler today, dropping from the mid-60s to around 47 by mid-afternoon—and 43 tonight. Look for plenty of wind—and rain—Good Friday and Saturday. Easter Sunday may […]

Weekend weather: Winter returns

Jan. 20. The past couple of days may have felt like early spring, but cooler temps are back. This weekend is divided in two: Sunny and cooler Saturday; rainy and even cooler on Sunday. Look for sunny skies and a pleasant 57-59 today. Saturday: Sunny, high 50-53. Sunday: Rain, rain and rain, high 44-45. Monday: […]