NC weather

Tropical Storm Warning issued for areas west of Lake Norman

The National Weather Service office in Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Lincoln and Catawba counties. With the approach of Hurricane Zeta in the Gulf of Mexico, tropical storm-force winds are expected locally in a period ending Thursday afternoon. The forecast is for sustained winds 20 to 30 mph, gusting to 45 mph. The warning extends west […]

Lake levels, grasses suffer in oppressive start to fall

Brown grass, dusty fields and exposed lakeshore are all signs of what has been an unseasonably hot and dry end of summer and start to fall. In September, only 0.44 inches of rain fell over Mountain Island Lake – and that was the highest recorded amount among regional locations including Charlotte Douglas International and Concord Regional airports. And though rainfall […]