71 NC counties and 1 VA county are under alert, including Wake, Cumberland, Durham, Johnston, and Orange counties. Details
Published: 2008-12-21 12:53:49
Updated: 2008-12-21 12:53:49
Posted December 21, 2008
By Chris David
MIKE MOSS SAYS: Chris, We're still too far from that time period for any kind of meaningful weather forecast. I did note that the Climate Prediction Center 8-14 day outlook leans toward above normal temperatures and (weakly) toward below normal precipitation, but that is only marginally helpful regarding day to day specifics.
As you move within about 5-7 days of the trip, more specific and gradually more confident forecasts will become available, and you can check them by clicking on the map at http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/gsp/. Good luck!