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

First Alert Friday: 7th day straight of rain in Charlotte area

First Alert declared as rain expected to affect morning commute

FIRST ALERT: Winter Storm Warning remains in effect through Noon

Winter storm bringing snow for NC mountains, ice and prolonged rain elsewhere

Chilly, unsettled weather to move in

Few showers expected today, beginning of a wet week

Valentine’s Day looks to be sunny and sweet

Wind Advisory issued for northern foothills, gusty winds expected until this evening

First Alert Day: Disruptive rain will impact morning, evening commute

Light rain and drizzle this morning tapers off, chilly temperatures

After the warmest day of the week, we’ve smashed another record for the day

Warmest day of the week is here smashing records

WBTV partners with Watchmen of the Streets for 3 Degree Guarantee

Possible rain shower and cloud coverage with warm temperatures

Another warm day with temperatures in the 70s today

Possible record shattering temperatures this upcoming week

Friday starts a prolonged warming trend with possible temps in the 70s

WBTV viewing area facing some of the coldest weather this winter

Arctic plunge forces temperatures in WBTV viewing area to drop below freezing

‘Strong and impactful’ Arctic front brings potential for black ice, mountain snow