Leigh Brock, WBTV News

Leigh Brock


Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Leigh:

Good bye 90s! Here’s your Labor Day forecast

Expect a cool down for the holiday weekend. → Read More

Omar is a new Tropical Storm off the Carolina coast

As of the 5 p.m. National Hurricane Center update, there is a newly named storm and it isn’t that far from the Carolina coast. → Read More

Hurricane Laura becomes major Category 4 storm before landfall overnight

National Hurricane Center Director, Ken Graham, has predicted the storm surge alone could be “unsurvivable”. → Read More

Why earthquakes travel farther in the eastern US than the West

While they tend to be stronger and there are many more of them in the western U.S., east coast earthquakes tend to be felt far and wide. → Read More

Cat. 1 Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Isaias has made landfall in North Carolina as a Category 1 storm. → Read More

Tropical Storm Isaias expected to bring flooding, damaging winds, high storm surge for coastal Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is moving northwest at 10 mph and will continue to move closer to the east coast of Florida. → Read More

BLOG: First Alert for mountain snow

There is also an upper level disturbance moving this way. It will bring precipitation to the mountains. That will mean snow showers for a lot of spots in the higher elevations. → Read More

Waiting for the BIG cool-down!

Yesterday’s high was 51°. Today will be a little milder than that. We are headed back to the low to mid 60s today. → Read More

Showers likely today

There is a chance for showers today and there could be a thunderstorm or two this afternoon. It will be mainly cloudy and cooler than yesterday. Highs will be in the mid 70s. → Read More

BLOG: New tropical disturbance to keep an eye on

This storm doesn’t have a name yet but it is currently known as Potential Tropical Cyclone #9. → Read More

1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting during rap video production

Police say unidentified gunmen opened fire as the victims were about to shoot the video on Sunday night. → Read More

The heat builds... Possible thunderstorms headed our way on Fourth of July

Get ready for another warm and muggy day! Highs this afternoon will be in the low 90s. There is a chance for scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms. → Read More

First Alert declared for Friday ahead of possible severe weather

A new cold front will be moving our way and could make for a stormy Friday - so we have issued a First Alert. → Read More

Michigan officer gives 9-year-old boy presents when no one showed to his birthday party

Officer Lynema gave Thomas Daniel a ride to school when he missed his bus, and learned that it was the boy's birthday. → Read More

Some pediatricians tell parents: Vaccinate kids or go somewhere else

One pediatrician says policies like this are the only way to get illnesses like measles back under control. → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Isolated severe weather, damaging winds anticipated

Thunderstorms are possible from late afternoon through midnight and some could be on the strong to severe side. → Read More

First Alert: Line of showers, gusty winds target peak commute times Tuesday

A First Alert has been issued for Tuesday as a cold front will move through during the day. The first chance for rain will come in the morning. → Read More

Man found dead in Charlotte home, homicide investigation underway

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 3000 block of Forestbrook Drive. → Read More

Concern for freezing rain this weekend

Much of what falls will reach the ground as rain. In places where the surface temperature is below freezing, yes, that will result in freezing rain. → Read More

8 injured in early morning house fire in Charlotte

According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the incident happened in the 800 block of Chelwood Place. → Read More