Al Conklin

Al started his forecasting career in radio at Accu-Weather in Pennsylvania and remained there for four years as a broadcast meteorologist. He began his television career at Wilmington, NC's WECT in 1989, as a Meteorologist/Environmental Reporter. After a two year stint at WINK-TV in Fort Myers, FL and a year a WTVJ in Miami, Fl, Al returned to the Carolinas and WBTV in April of 1993. Al holds the AMS TV Seal of Approval and received an Emmy for Best Weathercast in 1997.

Recent Articles by Al

Unseasonable warm temperatures before chance of rain this week

First Alert Day: Heavy rain expected throughout the day

Chance for rain increases Thursday night, First Alert Day declared

First Alert declared for Friday, rain expected for the weekend

WBTV viewing area receives second round of snowfall Monday morning

How much snow will we see this weekend?

December snow historically hard to come by in Charlotte

Snow possible in Charlotte this weekend

Temperatures rise, rain chances increase this weekend

Coldest morning of the Autumn season with below freezing temps

Wall to wall sunshine with cool and breezy air

Back to reality: rain chances increase towards end of the week

Weather still looks great for Thanksgiving travel

Still looking good for most of our Thanksgiving travel

Weather for holiday travel and Thanksgiving looks good

So long rain, hello sunshine for the weekend

First Alert Days continue for as temps drop, wintry mix for some areas

First Alert: Freezing rain threatens High Country

First Alert Day: Rain, rain, and more rain expected for most of the week

First Alert Days: Cold, rainy weather Monday and Tuesday