Al Conklin, WBTV News

Al Conklin

WBTV News

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Cloudy and cool again today, warmer days ahead

As the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Ian drift across Virginia today, we’ll stay mostly cloudy. I’m not forecasting a lot of sunshine, but I’m also not forecasting a lot of rain. → Read More

Ian closing in on the South Carolina coast

Hurricane Ian will make a second U.S. landfall today. → Read More

Charlotte under Tropical Storm Warning ahead of impacts from Ian

It is bringing catastrophic flooding to central Florida and the swatch of damage back to Fort Myers is extensive. → Read More

First Alert Weather Day: Ian set to bring heavy rain, strong wind on Saturday

We’ll see clear skies and cool temperatures again tonight. → Read More

Sunshine, comfortable humidity for Friday, rain chances lower for Saturday

After a pleasant evening, it will be comfortable again overnight with lows in the upper 50s to lower 60s. → Read More

First Alert: Areas south/east of I-85 still at risk for severe weather

While most of the WBTV area will dry out as the day wears on, there may still be a parting thundershower in a few spots late today. → Read More

Al Conklin: First Alert for rainy start to Easter weekend

We’ll stay dry tonight, but after a mostly clear evening, the sky will turn mostly cloudy overnight with lows near 50 degrees. → Read More

First Alert: Rain, wind, a few thunderstorms sending March out like a lion

Most of the rain will fall during the morning and midday hours and so factor that in as you plan your commute. → Read More

Sunshine back for Friday, but inclement weather impacting schools

Clear skies and noticeably colder tonight with lows backing down in the 20s for most neighborhoods. → Read More

First Alert: Winter Weather Advisory issued for N.C. mountains, Friday night snow likely in WBTV viewing area

Friday will start dry and cold, but as clouds lower and thicken in advance of an Arctic cold front. → Read More

Tracking chilly temperatures and two rounds of rain

Clear skies this evening will give way to a few more clouds overnight with lows bottoming out in the upper 20s to lower 30s. → Read More

First Alert: Awesome stretch of weather going into the weekend

High pressure is building into the Carolinas behind the midweek front that brought much-needed rain, and now we’re setting ourselves up for a terrific stretch of weather. → Read More

Elevated risk for flooding and severe weather today

Heavy downpours and the severe weather risk will continue tonight before tapering down overnight as lows drop back into the lower 70s. → Read More

WBTV Tropical Storm Tracker: Fred continuing toward the Dominican Republic

While over very warm water this morning, Tropical Storm Fred is disorganized and may weaken a bit while it traverses the very mountainous terrain of Hispaniola today. → Read More

Hottest weather of the season

Rain chances will be low, and the humidity will be high, so the heat index will run well over 100 degrees for at least a couple of hours this afternoon...and Friday will bring more of the same! → Read More

FIRST ALERT: Rain changes to winter weather across Charlotte metro this afternoon

Winter Storm warnings and advisories remain in effect through the afternoon and into tonight for the majority of the WBTV viewing area including Charlotte. → Read More

International Space Station to be over Charlotte

Sunrise Wednesday in Charlotte will take place at 7:35 AM EDT. Thirty-five minutes earlier – at 7:00 AM - the International Space Station will make a well-placed flyover of the Charlotte area. → Read More

Tonight: Mars at its brightest until 2035

Earth and Mars will be separated by a mere 39 million miles tonight, their closest pairing until 2035. The red planet will look much brighter and telescopically, will appear much bigger. → Read More

Tonight: Mars at its brightest until 2035

Earth and Mars will be separated by a mere 39 million miles tonight, their closest pairing until 2035. The red planet will look much brighter and telescopically, will appear much bigger. → Read More

Tonight: Mars at its brightest until 2035

Earth and Mars will be separated by a mere 39 million miles tonight, their closest pairing until 2035. The red planet will look much brighter and telescopically, will appear much bigger. → Read More