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.
Scattered showers greet us this morning as a weather disturbance moves across the region. Most of the rain should push out of the area to the northeast by early afternoon, but with plenty of lingering cloud cover, it will be chilly today with high temperatures only rebounding to the lower 50s.
Here’s how your weather will unfold this week: We’ll start off the work week with pleasant temperatures under mostly sunny skies, before more rain returns for the midweek, perhaps impacting Halloween activities on Thursday.
A First Alert has been declared for this morning, and you’ll want to use caution, as streets are wet. Rain this morning will gradually come to an end during the midday hours and a dry, gusty breeze will kick in for the afternoon as the sun returns.
This morning brought the coolest weather in four months with lows in the 40s for most WBTV-area neighborhoods. Looking ahead, even with more clouds in today’s forecast, we’ll still enjoy afternoon readings in the mid-upper 70s.
Following Sunday’s welcome rain, weak high pressure is now building into the WBTV area. Once we burn off the low clouds and fog from overnight, we’ll enjoy plenty of sunshine today with warm afternoon high temperatures close to 80°.