Sorry, we tried as hard as we could, but just couldn’t make a White Christmas happen this year.
Here’s the weather situation for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. A powerful storm system coming out of the Gulf of Mexico will move through the Great Lakes into Canada. A rare feature of this storm will be the development of a “Triple Point Low”…which just means that 3 low pressure systems come together to make an even more powerful storm.
For our area, here’s what we can expect. No Snow.
- Temps rising throughout the day into the late evening topping out into the 60’s.
- 100% chance of rain. Amounts greater than 2 inches expected and 4 inches in isolated thunderstorms possible.
- Gusty winds especially late evening.
- Heavy rain.
- Thunderstorms possible especially east (more on that in a minute)…
- Front should clear the area by daybreak Christmas morning.
- Gusty winds
- Partly cloudy with highs in the low to mid 50’s.
Keep a close eye on the weather if you will be out Christmas Eve. It is shaping up to be a stormy night in the Piedmont. Advisories, Watches and Warnings may be issued.
About winter thunderstorms…If I recall my folklore correctly, 7-10 days after hearing thunder in winter it will snow! In the weather pattern we are entering, that is entirely possible!
NC Weather Happens. Enjoy it!
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