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Major storm system under way

Jan. 16. As of 8 am about an inch and a half of snow has fallen in Cornelius and precipitation is changing to sleet, then freezing rain mid-morning, according to the National Weather Service. Today’s high will only reach 31 with windy conditions and daytime ice accumulation of 0.2 to 0.4 of an inch possible. […]

Weekend weather: Prepare for snow, freezing rain, sleet Sunday

Jan. 14. The $640,000 question (adjusted for inflation) is whether we get snow or freezing rain or sleet Saturday night into Sunday. Wellll, the National Weather Service is saying we will get all three. In fact the snow and sleet could be heavy at times. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent on Sunday, so be […]

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Freeze tonight, tomorrow; sunny ‘n’ warm on T-Day

Nov. 22. Thanksgiving weather will be wonderful—60 and mostly sunny—but get ready for ice-cold temps tonight and tomorrow after a cold front arrives. The National Weather Service says after a high near 57 today, it will become windy and temps will fall to 28-29 tonight. High Tuesday: 48-49; Wednesday, 52-53. Freeze: Low Tuesday night 26. […]

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Weather outlook: Cool, warmer, cold, warm…and a perfect T-Day

Nov. 19. The cold front that raced through our region Thursday brought perfect conditions for windsurfing off Ramsey Creek Park and Jetton Park. Art director Jason Benavides caught this picture from his vantage point on the beach at Jetton Park. Temps were in the mid-70s across the Charlotte region. Look for much cooler temps today […]

Weekend weather

Nov. 5. Did you get frost this morning? Not at our weather station high atop Cornelius Today world headquarters where we plugged in Alexa. She said it was 33 degrees. The National Weather Service is saying Saturday will be much like today—sunny and 54-55—only quite a bit windier, with gusts as high as 21 mph. […]

Weekend weather: Sunny Sunday, not so much today or Saturday

Oct. 8. It will be cloudy today and Saturday, with off-and-on showers and possible thunderstorms, but perfect weather is setting up for Sunday. For NASCAR fans, it means there’s about a 40-50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms during the Drive for the Cure at Charlotte Speedway Saturday afternoon. But Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL […]

Ida: Cooler temps coming

Aug. 30. For us, Hurricane Ida is more about breaking the heat wave than it is about torrential rain and high winds. The National Weather Service is calling for a high of 96 this afternoon in Cornelius, and 92 tomorrow, due to increasing clouds. Showers tomorrow night for sure, with thunderstorms late in the evening […]

Weekend Weather

Aug. 6. Enjoy the sun today, because Saturday morning is all about showers and t-storms as a stalled offshore front moves back inland. Look for plenty of sun this afternoon with a high near 86, then showers overnight, with t-storms possible after 9 am Saturday. Clearing mid-afternoon, with a high near 85. Saturday night, chance […]

Weekend Weather: Ah summer!

July 9. It will be warm and humid for the next five or six days: Highs in the upper 80s, maybe 90 and possible showers/t-storms especially in the afternoon. Friday, high 88 possible t-storms. Saturday, high 90, possible t-storms Sunday, high 90, possible t-storms Monday, high 88, possible t-storms Tuesday, high 88, possible t-storms Wednesday, […]

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Holiday Weekend Weather outlook

July 1. Let’s start the holiday weekend today with plenty of heat (high around 90) and a good likelihood of thunderstorms in the hood this afternoon. Friday Friday showers are likely with thunderstorms possible and high of 80, clearing up Friday night, with a low around 60. Saturday and Sunday Saturday and Independence Day look […]