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

  Scattered summertime storms likely this week

  Heat and humidity return, with temps slightly above average

  Record cool start Friday with sunshine to dominate

  Clouds and rain are out, sunshine is back in

  Coastal storm to bring mid-week weather shift

BLOG: Duke Energy’s lake level forecast led to confusion

  Sunshine expected ahead of coastal storm system

  First Alert: More rain expected among flood emergency

  Rain chances ramp up over the weekend bringing heavy showers

  Storm chances low today, rain chances ramp up on Friday

  Comfortable temperatures before rain chances increase later in the week

  Reasonable temperatures expected for the week as showers dominate most of the week

  Relief in sight of record-breaking heat, chance for thundershowers increase

  Thursday high temperature will challenge 101-year-old record in Charlotte

  Day 6 of heat wave to be hottest so far

  Day five of heat wave to be hottest so far

  Temps rise as we approach major heat wave

  Clouds, rain chances and cooler temps expected ahead of heat wave

  Dip in temperatures expected midweek

  A preview of Summer ahead with temps peaking into the 90s

  Steady warm-up as we head towards the weekend

  Spectacular mid-week forecast with temps pushing the 90s

  Coolest morning in three weeks, temps expected to rise to lower 70s

  Nice stretch of weather expected during the week with temps in the 70s

  First Alert declared for Saturday with showers and storms in the forecast

  Rain chances increase as we move closer to the weekend

  Spotty overnight showers move into the morning with afternoon thundershowers likely to develop

  Mixed sun, clouds with afternoon temps peaking close to 80°

  Plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures through mid-week

  Scattered thunderstorms expected during the weekend with mid 80 temps