Al Conklin

Al Conklin


Charlotte, NC

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

  Major changes in the First Alert forecast

  Fog blankets WBTV viewing area with many neighborhoods experiencing near-zero visibility

  First Alert: Morning fog, more rain in the forecast

  First Alert: Wet start to the week

  Rain chances gradually ramp up

  Sunshine, gusty breezes highlight Wednesday forecast

  Wintry mix for mountains, quick shot of rain for everyone else

  Mild sunshine today, little winter weather for the mountains early Tuesday

  First Alert: Rain chances gradually increase with downpours expected Friday

  Nice end to the workweek, rain returns late in weekend

  Chilly sunshine, rain soon to return

  Noticeably cooler, sunshine to dominate

  First Alert: Wet start before clear skies, drier air returns

  First Alert: Freezing rain develops tonight across portions of NC

  First Alert: Rain to spread across Carolinas with flurries possible in some areas

  Dry Sunday...Rain, Warm & Cold Temps Coming During Workweek...

  Dry & Chilly Weekend...Rain Soon To Follow...

  Sprinkles today, dry and chilly weekend follows

  Mild weather disappears this weekend

  Lots of sun but a gusty breeze too

  Dry and chilly weather for the midweek

  Some rain before a nice Thanksgiving

  A little rain before a nice Thanksgiving

  Nice weather for early holiday travel

  Rain chances ramping up

  Mild afternoons before a wet Saturday

  Milder days ahead, more rain too

  Damp and chilly start to the week

  Damp and cold end to the workweek

  Temperatures stay low, rain soon to return