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: Potentially gusty thunderstorms to move through our area today

  Dry today, but rain quick to return

  Wet start to our Wednesday, windy end

  First Alert: Wet commute expected Wednesday

  Sunny and warm start to the week

  Nice end to the work week, better rain chances in the forecast

  If you liked yesterday, you’ll like today

  Little more sun, little warmer today

  Cloudy, cool and still not much rain

  Today brings warmest weather of the week

  As promised, cooler weather!

  Today brings last day of record heat

  Another record high temperature today

  Record breaking heat today and tomorrow

  Record mid-week heat followed by real fall weather

  Record mid-week heat followed by real fall weather

  Moderate drought continues throughout the area

  Plan for a late-July-type weekend

  Record-challenging heat expected

  The summer that won’t end

  Calendar says autumn, weather pattern says otherwise

  Fall Arrives Monday...Record Heat May Follow

  Cooler temperatures and lower humidity, but we still need rain

  Big heat out, cool temps in

  Last day of high heat

  A little more heat before a cool-down

  Record-breaking heat expected today

  Record-challenging heat expected over next two days

  Off the chart humidity in the forecast

September? More like July