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.
In anticipation of rain, heavy at times Friday, a First Alert Day is in effect and Flood Watches have been issued for all of our North Carolina counties from Friday afternoon through Saturday afternoon.
Though the main storm system that brought Sunday’s snow has now moved out to sea, there’s an upper low back to the west that continues to generate rain and snow showers across most of the WBTV viewing area this morning.
Snow flurries will fly in the mountains today, but the rest of us will have a decent amount of sunshine along with a chilly breeze and high temperatures only in the 40s.The much-advertised storm system will slowly push east from California, moving through Texas late in the week before crossing nort
A decent high-pressure system is going to build east across the Midwest late this week and nose eastward down our side of the Appalachian Mountains setting up a very cold pattern across the entire region - including the WBTV viewing area.