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The Carolina Weather Group is a weekly talk show broadcasting each week from the Carolinas. The show is dedicated to covering weather, science, technology, and more with newsmakers from the field of atmospheric science. With co-hosts across both North Carolina and South Carolina, the show may closely feature both NC weather and SC weather, but the topics are universally enjoyable for any weather fan. Join us!

The Carolina Weather Group is a weekly talk show broadcasting each week from the Carolinas. The show is dedicated to covering weather, science, technology, and more with newsmakers from the field of atmospheric science. With co-hosts across both North Carolina and South Carolina, the show may closely feature both NC weather and SC weather, but the topics are universally enjoyable for any weather fan. Join us!

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The Carolina Weather Group is a weekly talk show broadcasting each week from the Carolinas. The show is dedicated to covering weather, science, technology, and more with newsmakers from the field of atmospheric science. With co-hosts across both North Carolina and South Carolina, the show may closely feature both NC weather and SC weather, but the topics are universally enjoyable for any weather fan. Join us!

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Episodes

Hurricane chat with National Weather Service [Bonus]

9/25/2022
With the peak of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season upon us and storm threats like Fiona and Ian taking headlines, we're bringing you a special on hurricane season from the National Weather Service. In this special conversation, meteorologists from the National Weather Service offices across South Carolina bring you ways to prepare your home, your family, and your community for potential tropical threats. They discuss what makes threats, including flooding storm surge, wind, and tornadoes,...

NASA Artemis fixes fuel leak, forego launch due to tropical weather [Bonus]

9/24/2022
NASA is foregoing a launch opportunity Tuesday, Sept. 27, and preparing for rollback, while continuing to watch the weather forecast associated with Tropical Storm Ian. During a meeting Saturday morning, teams decided to stand down on preparing for the Tuesday launch date to allow them to configure systems for rolling back the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft to the Vehicle Assembly Building. Engineers deferred a final decision about the roll to Sunday, Sept. 25, to allow for...

Hurricane Hugo anniversary special (Encore)

9/22/2022
It's been 33 years since Hurricane Hugo arrived in the Carolinas. The infamous storm, which impacted coastal and inland Carolina alike, is still ingrained in us over three decades later. This week, we're revisiting our 30th anniversary special from 2019. Learn more: https://www.weather.gov/ilm/hurricanehugo SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather SUPPORT US ON PATREON: https://patreon.com/carolinaweathergroup VISIT OUR WEBSITE: https://carolinaweathergroup.com ---...

Duration:00:46:09

Look back: Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas [Encore]

9/15/2022
Hurricane Florence, a large and slow moving category one hurricane, made landfall during the morning of September 14, 2018. After the eye crossed Wrightsville Beach, NC at 7:15 a.m. the storm spent the next two days producing record-breaking rainfall across eastern North Carolina and a portion of northeastern South Carolina. Over 30 inches of rain were measured in a few North Carolina locations, exceeding the highest single-storm rainfall amounts ever seen in this portion of the state. A...

Duration:00:06:33

Real weather impacts to your fantasy football [Ep. 337]

9/8/2022
The real-life weather can have a huge impact on your fantasy football success. The next time you're crunching the stats, don't forget the real world atmospheric science that could put a wrinkle in that next NFL game. Which players perform best in rain? Who gets tripped up in the wind? Where might snow or storms delay a game? Those are all the things the Fatansy Footballl Weather Guys are forecasting, predicting, and monitoring. This week on the Carolina Weather Group, we're revisiting our...

Duration:00:21:38

Why NASA is not launching Artemis yet [Bonus]

9/3/2022
After standing down on today’s Artemis I launch attempt when engineers could not overcome a hydrogen leak in a quick disconnect, an interface between the liquid hydrogen fuel feed line and the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, mission managers met and decided they will forego additional launch attempts in early September. Over the next several days, teams will establish access to the area of the leak at Launch Pad 39B, and in parallel conduct a schedule assessment to provide additional data...

Duration:00:52:37

Artemis I pre-launch briefing Sept. 2, 2022 [Bonus]

9/2/2022
Following the Artemis I pre-launch briefing, meteorologists with the U.S. Space Force Space Launch Delta 45 predict a 60% chance of favorable weather conditions at the beginning of the two-hour launch window that opens at 2:17 p.m. EDT Sept 3, increasing to an 80% chance of favorable weather conditions toward the later part of the window. The primary weather concern for the two-hour launch window remains scattered rain showers. The weather guidelines for NASA’s Artemis I flight test identify...

Let's Talk: Artemis-1, tropics, and autumn [Ep. 424]

9/1/2022
NASA hopes to launch Artemis-1 on Saturday following a scrub of Monday's first launch attempt. Plus, the peak of hurricane season is nearly upon us. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring several areas of potential tropical areas of interest in the Atlantic Ocean. And finally: It's the end of summer, at least meteorologically. We recap the summer and look ahead to the fall. LEAVE A TIP: https://streamelements.com/carolinawxgroup/tip SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST:...

Duration:00:34:47

NASA targets Saturday for second Artemis launch attempt [Bonus]

8/30/2022
NASA is now targeting Saturday, Sept. 3 for the launch of the #Artemis I flight test around the Moon. The two-hour launch window opens at 2:17 p.m. ET On Tuesday, NASA officials held a teleconference to discuss what they learned during Monday's launch attempt - and what they're looking for on Saturday. Join us for a special live edition of the Carolina Weather Group Wednesday night at 9 p.m. to ask your questions to NASA ambassador Tony Rice. That episode will be available on-demand here...

Artemis-1 Monday launch scrubbed [Bonus]

8/29/2022
Artemis I is a flight test to launch NASA’s Space Launch System rocket and an uncrewed Orion spacecraft around the Moon before the Artemis II mission with astronauts aboard. The approximately two-day countdown for launch began Saturday, Aug. 27, and was waved off Monday after encountering an issue getting one of the four RS-25 engines on the bottom of the rocket’s core stage to the proper temperature range for liftoff. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson provided brief remarks shortly after the...

Artemis-1 prelaunch weather briefing [Bonus]

8/28/2022
Weather conditions are looking favorable for Monday morning's first launch attempt of NASA's Artemis-1 mission towards the Moon. NASA hold a prelaunch media briefing following the mission management team meeting with the following participants: Jeff Spaulding, Artemis I senior NASA test director Melody Lovin, weather officer, Space Launch Delta 45 The SLS rocket is targeted to launch during a two-hour window that opens at 8:33 a.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 29, from Launch Pad 39B at...

Artemis-1: Countdown to launch [Ep. 423]

8/25/2022
With Artemis missions, NASA will land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon, using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before. We will collaborate with commercial and international partners and establish the first long-term presence on the Moon. Then, we will use what we learn on and around the Moon to take the next giant leap: sending the first astronauts to Mars. Watch this episode on YouTube to see the visuals:...

Duration:00:36:43

Brad Panovich and the WCNC Storm Tracker: Schiele Museum Weather Proof - Part 2 [Ep. 422]

8/18/2022
On this episode, Brad Panovich takes us inside the WCNC Charlotte Storm Tracker vehicle, and we talk with Clay Chaney from the National Weather Service Office in Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina. This is the second and final part of our on-location visit to the Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia, North Carolina. It was a pleasure meeting so many of our fans at the museum's Weather Proof event. If you missed Part 1 of our adventure, you can watch it here:...

Duration:00:13:08

NC air quality and climate: Weather Proof at the Schiele Museum - Part 1 [Ep. 421]

8/11/2022
This week, the Carolina Weather Group visits the Schiele Museum's Weather Proof event in Gastonia, North Carolina. Our guests: Join us next week for Part 2 of our on-location journey, where we talk to Clay Chaney with the National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, and go inside the WCNC Charlotte storm tracker with Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich. Special thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth to meet the Carolina Weather Group team and try their hand at forecasting...

Duration:00:13:55

Talking tropics with Philippe Papin [Ep. 420]

8/4/2022
This week on the Carolina Weather Group, we catch up with Hurricane Specialist Philippe Papin from the National Hurricane Center on the tropical season to this point and how to be prepared for when the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season heats up. LEAVE A TIP: https://streamelements.com/carolinawxgroup/tip SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather SUPPORT US ON PATREON: https://patreon.com/carolinaweathergroup VISIT OUR WEBSITE: https://carolinaweathergroup.com The...

Duration:00:30:17

NOAA researchers want to know your tornado stories [Ep. 419]

7/28/2022
Has a tornado hit your house or your community? Have you received a tornado alert? NOAA scientists want to hear your story. The new Tornado Tales citizen science tool is an online survey that provides a way for people to anonymously report their tornado experiences. Developed by researchers at the NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), the tool will be used to better understand how people receive, interpret and respond to tornado information from NOAA. Our guest this week is...

Duration:00:29:44

Predicting flooding events [Ep. 418]

7/21/2022
Recent strong thunderstorms have produced localized flash flooding in the Carolinas. This week on the Carolina Weather Group, we look at how NOAA's Weather Prediction Center and Storm Prediction Center predict flooding events. Our guest is meteorologist Ashton Robinson Cook. Plus, a personal invite to join the Carolina Weather Group this Sat., July 23 from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. for the Schiele Museum's Weather Proof event. Come try your hand at our green screen and enter for a chance to...

Duration:00:29:45

WBTV's Eric Thomas retiring: 1-on-1 exit interview [Encore]

7/14/2022
This week, an encore episode from the Carolina Weather Group archive. After 33 years forecasting the weather for Charlotte viewers of WBTV-TV, Chief Meteorologist Eric Thomas retired at the end of 2021. In a special sitdown interview with the Carolina Weather Group's Scotty Powell, Eric revisits his 3-decade career, including historic coverage of Hurricane Hugo, tornadoes, and other severe weather events. Eric also outlines the evolution of his career - from television into the age of...

Duration:00:43:07

The man who lives in a Carolina lighthouse [Encore]

7/7/2022
Frying Pan Tower is located 32 miles off the coast of North Carolina and rises 135' above the Atlantic Ocean. It helps provide safety to Mariners in the Atlantic ocean, is used for environmental research and education studies, and is a shelter to a natural ecosystem for marine wildlife. Its location makes it a prime spot to observe tropical weather off the Carolina coast, including a direct hit by Hurricane Irene in 2011. Weather conditions are observed on-board by weather sensors and a...

Duration:00:31:49

Earthquakes in Elgin, South Carolina [Ep. 417]

6/30/2022
This week, breaking news: The largest earthquakes in South Carolina since 2014 continue to rumble out of Elgin. The USGS says two earthquakes today, one a magnitude 3.5 and another 3.6, plus associated aftershocks, shook across the Carolinas, including in Columbia and reports of tremors as far away as Charlotte and Raleigh. The Carolina Weather Group's James Brierton is looking at the latest earthquake data from the USGS as more than three dozen earthquakes continue to shake South Carolina...

Duration:00:21:35