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

  First Alert: Showers moving in, mountain snow develops

  Showers Friday give way to a chilly holiday weekend

  First Alert: Freezing Fog Advisory in effect through morning hours

  Sunshine returning, milder temps too

  A little bit of rain and mountain snow today

  FIRST ALERT: Rain changes to winter weather across Charlotte metro this afternoon

  First Alert Friday: Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories in effect

  First Alert: Much of the area will see snow Friday

  First Alert: Snow most likely for mountains this week, rain more likely for Piedmont

  Little snow in the mountains today, more widespread possible snow later in the week

  First Alert: Big late-week system shaping up

  First Alert: Wet start to 2021

  Clouds and colder today, rain to follow

  Rain chances ramp up going into the new year

  Warm and wet end to 2020, start to 2021

  First Alert: Dense fog and ice concerns this morning

  Rain, freezing rain and icy wet roads to impact the WBTV viewing area

  Cold sunshine today, First Alert Wednesday for ice and rain

  After this morning’s rain, the next round will come midweek – bringing a potential wintry mix

  More like Easter than Christmas

  Warm stretch, few weekend showers in the forecast

  Frigid start, seasonal finish and warmer days ahead

  A nice warming trend in the forecast - down the road

  FIRST ALERT: Patchy rain and mountain snow

  Dry and seasonal weekend

  First Alert: Quick shot of heavy rain tonight

  Frigid start, better finish

  Coldest start since early March

  Big holiday warm-up in the forecast

  A little rain before a warm Thanksgiving