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

  Near-record cold and weekend rain in the forecast

  A little cool the next couple of days, with a little bit of rain Saturday

  Temperatures slide back over next few days

  One last warm day today followed by a little rain tonight

  A little midweek rain will be followed by cooler air

  Only one chance for rain this week

  FIRST ALERT: Few storm later today, more widespread storm Saturday

  FIRST ALERT: Thunderstorms may interrupt outdoor plans

  Air Quality Alert issued as warmest temps so far this year expected

  Unseasonably warm before rain chances ramp up

  Nice stretch of weather for spring break

  FIRST ALERT: Even colder temperatures in the forecast tonight

  FIRST ALERT: Record cold in the forecast the next two nights

  First Alert: Showers and thunderstorms today, cold temps to follow

  First Alert: Wet Wednesday followed by a sharp, cold snap

  FIRST ALERT: Midweek rain followed by cold temps

  Rain moving out, sunshine moving in

  FIRST ALERT: Storm chances ramp up tonight

  Temperatures going up, rain chances too

  A lot more clouds but just a little cooler today

  Leftover rain to taper down, chilly temps expected through weekend

  First Alert: Heavy rain, scattered thunderstorms drench Carolinas today

  Severe weather risk Thursday has prompted another First Alert

  First Alert: Wet and cold today, warm and stormy Thursday

  Two rounds of rain and roller coaster temps this week

  Warm, dry weather holds on - for now

  Unseasonably warm weather holds - for now

  Just the start of a nice warming trend

Nice warming trend in the forecast

  A little cooler, but the weekend forecast is still rain-free