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Buckley's Blog

 Tim Buckley's Blog

Welcome to my blog! Here you'll find an inside look into the ups and downs of the daily forecast, and interesting weather tidbits from across the country. I hope you'll find it an informative and entertaining way to get your daily "weather fix"!

-- Tim Buckley, Meteorologist, "Good Morning Carolina"


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A quiet weather week please!

Dear Mother Nature, we the people of Southeastern North Carolina would like to formally request that this week come to pass without the touchdown of any tornadoes. Is that too much to ask?

Officially a Record: Tornado Tally is in

It takes a lot of hard work to figure out just how many tornadoes actually touched down after a major storm like this one, but the numbers are in, and they are record breaking.

Tornado Count UPDATE: Columbus County too!

As we were looking back at the Tornado Outbreak on Monday, I mentioned that many of these totals could change - and they already have.

The 2011 Tornado Outbreak -- One for the record books

Heading into Saturday, it was clear that this was not going to be your run-of-the-mill outbreak of storms.

"Hope it's good weather!" -- Azalea Festival Forecast

Ahh yes, the weather forecast is no more important than when there's big outdoor events - and there are no events bigger in Wilmington than the Azalea Festival.

The other side of Spring...

"March is like a box of chocolates... you never know what you're gonna get." Yes, March can be a fickle month when it comes to the weather.

What's with this smoke? A science look at WHY it's in Wilmington...

An unsettling way to start the morning, with the smell of smoke hanging heavy across the Port City.

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year? I think so!

It may be a Christmas song, but I've been singing "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" in my head all morning long. You see, there are plenty of things that are coming tog