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.
Today brings lots of cloud cover. Not much sun, but also, not much rain. Cooler air filtering in on NE breezes will keep us below average for mid-March with afternoon temperatures only inching up into the middle 50s.
The delightfully mild weather we’ve experienced this week will hold with one last day before a cold front will knock down our temperatures by about 20° over the weekend and bringing rain along with it.
Behind Thursday’s front, cold air and snow have come back to the mountains. We’ve issued a First Alert for the High Country with two to three inches of snow in the populated areas with three to five inches more likely closer to the peaks which, yet again, will set the stage for another great skiing
Today brings a lot more cloud cover but not a lot of rain. The rain chance stands at no more than 30% for neighborhoods outside of the mountains (a little higher there) and it will be milder than it was over the weekend with afternoon readings in the low to middle 60s.
A First Alert remains this morning for the mountains, where most schools are closed due to another snowy forecast. The snow is forecast to pick up early this afternoon and linger through the morning hours on Saturday.
A First Alert has been declared for the start of your Wednesday as widespread dense fog impacts the morning commute. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for the majority of the WBTV viewing area through 9 a.m.