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Discussing weather, science, technology and more for all from the Carolinas. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/support

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Discussing weather, science, technology and more for all from the Carolinas. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/support

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English


Episodes

Sign-up for free storm spotter training (SPECIAL)

2/28/2021
Join the network of trained weather spotters across the Carolinas! The Carolina Weather Group is hosting free SKYWARN Storm Spotter training with the National Weather Service Office in Columbia, South Carolina on Fri., March 26 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! The class is free and will teach you all you need to know to submit priceless storm reports to the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) nearest you. SIGN-UP FOR OUR NIGHT: https://bit.ly/3bR3VtS SEE MORE DATES:...

Duration:00:12:14

Hurricane Hunters prepare for 2021 tropical season [Ep. 353]

2/25/2021
Sunday marked one hundred days until the start of the 2021 hurricane season on June 1st. It's never too early to prepare for the 2021 tropical season. After the record-breaking 2020 hurricane season in the Atlantic, many wonder what this next season could bring. The 403rd Wing, a unit of the United States Air Force assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command and home to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, are known for their hurricane hunter missions. Maj. Jeremy Dehart and his...

Duration:00:31:04

Carolina ice storm & Brunswick tornado recovery [Ep. 352]

2/18/2021
More ice is on its way to the Carolinas. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are posted for most of North Carolina. The Thursday morning ice threat could cause power outages and cause hazardous travel. Here is audio from our hourlong, special streamed live Wednesday night. We're providing forecast analysis, timing, and a look at impacts. Plus, a story of survival after an EF-3 tornado killed two people, injured 10 others, and destroyed homes in Ocean Isle Beach, a...

Duration:01:06:51

People trapped after tornado in Brunswick County, North Carolina

2/16/2021
An unknown number of people were trapped after a tornado caused structural and home damage in Brunswick County, North Carolina late Monday night, the county emergency manager tells the National Weather Service. The damage was reported in the Windsor Circle area of Ocean Ridge Plantation, located near Highway 17 and Highway 904, after the tornado moved through the community around 11:38 p.m. et Monday. The tornado then continued to the northeast at 50 mph. A tornado warning remained in...

Duration:00:01:57

2020 Southeast climate review [Ep. 352]

2/11/2021
One last look back at 2020! We're reviewing the finalized climate data for North Carolina, South Carolina, and the entire Southeast in this week's episode featuring our own Jordan McLeod. SUPPORT LOCAL WEATHER. SIGN-UP TO UNLOCK EPISODE EXTRAS. HTTPS://PATREON.COM/CAROLINAWEATHERGROUP --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/support

Duration:00:29:35

2020: Billion dollar weather and climate disaster year [Ep. 351]

2/9/2021
The U.S. has sustained 285 weather and climate disasters since 1980 where overall damages/costs reached or exceeded $1 billion (including CPI adjustment to 2020). The total cost of these 285 events exceeds $1.875 trillion. In 2020, there were 22 weather/climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each to affect the United States. These events included 1 drought event, 13 severe storm events, 7 tropical cyclone events, and 1 wildfire event. Overall, these events resulted in the...

Duration:00:24:56

Aboard Frying Pan Shoals Tower [Ep. 350]

2/5/2021
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:00:31:51

Ice and snow in North Carolina (SPECIAL)

1/30/2021
Ice and snow are forecast in parts of North Carolina Saturday night through Sunday morning. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories have been posted for effected counties. Who sees the snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain? Join us as we review the forecast for the I-40 corridor of North Carolina, including Asheville, Boone, Blowing Rock, Hickory, Statesville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, and more. SUPPORT LOCAL WEATHER. UNLOCK EXTRAS AT...

Duration:00:20:00

Snow and winter weather in the Carolinas (SPECIAL)

1/28/2021
Snow and winter weather are expected across a large portion of North Carolina late Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Portions of the western North Carolina mountains (Boone, Blowing Rock) could see upwards of 3-4 inches of snow while the Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Highpoint) and the Triangle (Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham) could see upwards of an inch or two. Rain turning to snow are expected to impact roadways. Winter Weather Advisories and Winter Storm Warnings has been...

Duration:00:17:43

North Carolina prepares for snow (BONUS)

1/27/2021
North Carolina is preparing for winter weather and snow late Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Portions of the western North Carolina mountains could see upwards of 3 inches of snow while the Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Highpoint) and the Triangle (Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham) could see upwards of an inch. Rain turning to snow are expected to impact roadways. North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry talked about the state's preparations during a briefing...

Duration:00:02:10

Severe weather alerts on billboards [BONUS]

1/25/2021
Lamar Advertising Company has announced they will run severe weather and emergency alerts on its digital billboards. The emergency alerts, provided through FEMA’s Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS), will be displayed on select Lamar digital billboards throughout the country. IPAWS is FEMA's national system for local alerting that provides authenticated emergency and life-saving information to the public through mobile phones, radio, television and internet-based...

Duration:00:14:52

Chatting with Jim Cantore - Part 2 [Ep. 349]

1/21/2021
In the second half of our year-end interview, Jim Cantore shares with the Carolina Weather Group: His favorite places in the Carolinas, an inside look at his studio and storm travels, and shares how a disappointing childhood encounter with Reggie Jackson shapes his fan encounters today. Early access to this episode was granted to our supporters on Patreon. Join today to unlock future episodes and other exclusives: https://patreon.com/carolinaweathergroup --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:41:54

Chatting with Jim Cantore - Part 1 [Ep. 348]

1/14/2021
The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore returns to chat with the Carolina Weather Group to recap the historic 2020 hurricane season. Jim traveled the United States tracking storms, including Hurricane Isaias in North Carolina. Part 2 of our conversation with Jim will air on Wed., Jan. 20 but Patreon supporters can unlock early access to both that episode and our upcoming episode aboard Frying Pan Shoals. Learn how at https://patreon.com/carolinaweathergroup. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:33:57

North Carolina emergency management update on snow storm [SPECIAL]

1/8/2021
Mike Sprayberry, the director of North Carolina Emergency Management, offers an update on the state's winter storm preparations and response as snow falls in parts of North Carolina. SUPPORT LOCAL WEATHER. SUPPORT THE CAROLINA WEATHER GROUP: HTTPS://PATREON.COM/CAROLINAWEATHERGROUP --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/support

Duration:00:04:54

2020 Year in Review [Ep. 347]

1/7/2021
It goes without saying: 2020 was an unforgettable year. In addition to all the world faced, the Carolinas faced impressive flooding, tornadoes, and even hurricanes. As we begin a new year, we're taking a moment to look back at the year that was for Carolina weather. UNLOCK NEW EPISODES EARLY. JOIN US ON HTTPS://PATREON.COM/CAROLINAWEATHERGROUP. WATCH THIS SHOW: https://youtu.be/COBT5JutRVQ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/message Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:17:36

Snow in Friday's Carolina weather forecast [SPECIAL]

1/7/2021
A winter storm will bring snow, sleet, and rain to the Carolinas Friday. Meteorologist Frank Strait is tracking the storm system and looking at who in North Carolina and South Carolina could see snow, and who could see rain. SUPPORT LOCAL WEATHER. SUPPORT US ON HTTPS://PATREON.COM/CAROLINAWEATHERGROUP --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/carolinaweather/support

Duration:00:08:11

Stormy New Year's forecast [SPECIAL]

12/31/2020
Meteorologist Frank Strait is exploring New Year's forecast for North Carolina and South Carolina featuring scattered rain and storms. Thunderstorms associated with marginally severe wind gusts will be possible on Friday into Friday night from northern Florida to southern North Carolina. Temperatures will rise and warm for much of the Southeast for the start of 2021. SUPPORT LOCAL WEATHER. SUPPORT THE CAROLINA WEATHER GROUP ON HTTPS://PATREON.COM/CAROLINAWEATHERGROUP. --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:08:11

Christmas Eve winter storm, severe weather threat in the Carolinas [SPECIAL]

12/24/2020
An approaching strong cold front will bring periods of heavy rain - and even some winter weather - to the Carolinas for Christmas Eve Thursday. While most of the Carolinas will see rain, some in the western North Carolina mountains and foothills could see snow. Those in the central and coastal parts of both North Carolina and South Carolina risk seeing thunderstorms and severe weather, including isolated tornadoes, and damaging wind. By Christmas Day, the wet weather is replaced with...

Duration:00:12:10

The rules of winter weather forecasting [Ep. 346]

12/17/2020
Winter weather can be hard to predict and forecast. The slightest changes in atmospheric conditions, such as temperature, and wind, can make dramatic changes to a weather forecast. Combine that with elevation and surface conditions, and the variables could make your forecast a bust or a boom. This week on the Carolina Weather Group, we look at the tricky science that answers the question: Will that precipitation been snow, sleet, freezing rain, or rain? Special thanks this week to WCNC...

Duration:00:23:47

Ice, freezing rain threat Wednesday [Ep. 345]

12/16/2020
Freezing rain, sleet, and ice are possible in portions of the Carolinas early Wednesday morning and overnight. Join the Carolina Weather Group for a special live show dedicated to the latest weather forecast on this winter weather threat. We welcome guests: Brad Panovich, of WCNC Charlotte; Christian Morgan, of WFMY in Greensboro; and Jason Boyer, of WLOS in Asheville. The best chances for winter weather will be along and north of the Interstate 40 corridor, including in Hickory,...

Duration:00:41:16