Charles Roop, WCTV Eyewitness News

Charles Roop

WCTV Eyewitness News

Tallahassee, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Charles:

Higher rain chances this weekend

A cold front, among other factors, will increase the chance of showers and storms this weekend. → Read More

Colorado State: Another active hurricane season anticipated

We could see another active hurricane season in the Atlantic basin according to scientists from Colorado State. → Read More

Cold weather likely this weekend

A potent storm system is forecast to help bring Arctic air into the Southeast this weekend. → Read More

Rain chances expected to increase this weekend

A storm system is forecast to advance through the Southeast this weekend, and bring a threat of rain. A severe weather threat remains in question, for now. → Read More

National Weather Service plans to upgrade Tallahassee radar

The Tallahassee weather radar near the airport will be out of service in late January for upgrades to extend the life of the radar. → Read More

2021 one of the warmest on record in Tallahassee

The overall trend of warmer temperatures and lower rainfall in Tallahassee continued in 2021 based on data from NOAA. → Read More

Another cold blast expected this weekend

Another blast of cold air, though short lived, is forecast to arrive by the start of the new weekend. → Read More

Earth was at its closest point to the sun Tuesday

The Earth was at its closest point to the sun Tuesday morning since the orbit around the sun isn't quite a "true" circle. → Read More

Charles’ Pinpoint Weather Forecast

There will be a good chance of showers and storms Thursday with a very low threat of some storms turning severe. Meteorologist Charles Roop has the details and forecast. → Read More

The busy 2021 Atlantic hurricane season ended Tuesday

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season was the third busiest on record with eight storms hitting the U.S. coastline. → Read More

Leon County Sheriff’s Office honors veterans with drive-by salute

Assistant Sheriff Steve Harrelson, a U.S. Army veteran himself, said it was about honoring those who have served. → Read More

Officials ask Georgia residents to prepare for severe weather

Georgia Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are asking Georgia residents to be prepared for severe weather this fall. → Read More

Odds for severe weather Thursday increase slightly

There is a low-end chance of isolated tornadoes and damaging winds early Thursday morning through the rest of the day as a potentially potent storm system is forecast to move through the South. → Read More

FWC: ‘Medium’ levels of red tide algae found at St. George Island

As the FWC confirms medium concentrations of the organism that causes red tide, a NOAA scientist says there is uncertainty on how long the algae bloom will last locally. → Read More

Heavy rain prompts Flash Flood Watch for parts of Big Bend

A soggy weather pattern has prompted flash flood watches for some in the Big Bend Tuesday. → Read More

Explainer: What is red tide and its impacts?

With reports of possible red tide impacting parts of the Big Bend coast since the weekend, Meteorologist Charles Roop goes over what red tide is and it's environmental impacts. → Read More

FSU professor recognized as one of ‘10 most brilliant scientists’ in US

An FSU meteorology professor was recognized for her research into clouds and how they could impact hurricane development and climate change modeling. → Read More

‘Zero-click’ exploit vulnerability prompts Apple to issue update

A vulnerability found in some Apple devices prompted the company to issue a patch Monday, but these types of forced-hacking of devices have been around for the last half-decade. → Read More

Explainer: What meteorologists mean by a ‘chance of rain’

What does it mean when a meteorologist tells someone there is a 40% chance of rain? Meteorologist Charles Roop explains. → Read More

Tropical Storm Mindy forms off of Florida Panhandle coast

An area of disturbed weather that has been watched for the last few days was named a tropical storm as it neared the Big Bend coast Wednesday evening. → Read More