Les Still

POSTED: 1:32 PM Jun 04 2012   UPDATED: 3:27 PM Jul 18 2015

Les is an AMS meteorologist who delivers the StormTrack12 forecast each weekday morning and noon.

He brings with him more than 15 years of TV weather forecasting experience. Before coming to North Carolina, Les worked in television weather in Lancaster and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and in Hagerstown, Maryland. He was pleased his career began in his home state of Maryland. From the time Les was in elementary school, he knew he wanted to be a television meteorologist. In 1997, Les graduated from Millersville University with a B.S. degree in Meteorology.

Some of his career highlights include the historic December 2006 Pennsylvania tornado outbreak, reporting live from the floods of Ivan in 2004 and the Presidents Day Blizzard of 2003, not to mention numerous severe weather and snow events.

In 2010, Les became the first person in Eastern Carolina with the CBM (Certified Broadcast Meteorologist) accreditation. This is the highest level of credibility from the American Meteorological Society for accurate and professional weather forecasting.

His hobbies include being a huge train buff with a large collection of Lionel model trains. Les also officiated high school basketball for more than eight years. Les and his wife Amy have been married for more than 15 years and have two children.

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Email: lstill@wcti12.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Les-Still/217672114930090

Les' Most Recent Stories

0718 Heat Advisory

Dangerous heat expected for your Tuesday

It will feel like 105-110 degrees Tuesday afternoon.

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Rounds of severe storms possible through Wednesday

Heavy downpours and damaging wind gusts are a possibility with storms headed our way Tuesday into Wednesday.

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Strong storms arrive just in time for our holiday weekend

Mother Nature may provide her own fireworks this holiday weekend bringing strong to possibly severe storms Friday and possibly Sunday.

SUN HOT HEAT

Heat advisory for ENC, near record temps expected

The National Weather Service has again issued a heat advisory for 32 counties in central and coastal North Carolina on Tuesday.

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Repeated rounds of rain over the next couple of days

Heavy downpours will be tracking through the area over the next couple days.

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WCTI Hurricane prepardness week: How to ride out the storm at home

The StormTrack12  team continues to get you prepared for hurricane season 2015. It's time to start thinking about things you can do to remain safe and prepared if you decide to ride the storm out in your residence.

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Tropical Depression Ana moves north up the I-95 corridor

Tropical Depression Ana is moving north up the I-95 corridor.

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect for all of Eastern Carolina

We were tracking additional snow fall Tuesday night and hazardous road conditions for Wednesday morning.

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Eastern North Carolina mid-way through dangerous cold snap

In the Storm Track 12 Weather Center, our meteorologists are tracking record-setting cold temperatures that are into the low teens Friday morning.

Tracking light rain, snow showers

Tracking light rain and snow flurries in Eastern North Carolina. No accumulation expected because we're above freezing temperatures.


Nor'easter to have little impact on Eastern North Carolina

The Nor'easter that has the potential to become a history making snowstorm for the northern Mid-Atlantic will get its start off our coast overnight. But will have very little impacts for us.

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Tropical Depression 9 forms over Bay of Campeche

Tropical Depression 9 has formed.

Tropical Depression Six forms in the Atlantic

It is forecast to continue strengthening over the next several days. I expect it to strengthen enough to become our fifth named storm of the season, Eduard, before the weekend.

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Fourth named storm of the hurricane season forms

What was Tropical Depression #5 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Dolly.

Tropical Storm Cristobal

Cristobal Now at Hurricane Strength

Cristobal upgraded to hurricane strength late Monday night.

Hurricane graphic shows worst storms to hit Eastern Carolina

This image is compiled from scientific data via the HURDAT project. This is based solely on official storm damage reports and rainfall data.

Tropica Troubles

Tropical Wave in Atlantic Continues to Struggle to Develop

There is a 70% chance for development over the next two days.

Tropical Depression #3 could be named today

Forecast models are picking up on a tropical system developing within the next couple days.

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Alerting you to severe weather danger this evening

Severe weather alerts will be rolling in this evening.

Eastern Carolina under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The main threat from any storm that does form will be from hail larger than 2 inches, heavy downpours, and wind gusts over 50 mph.

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Eastern Carolina under Thunderstorm Watch

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Eastern Carolina.

More rounds of severe storms possible in Eastern Carolina

The storm system that has been responsible for the deadly severe weather the last couple days in the Deep South will potentially bring us another couple rounds of severe storms to Eastern Carolina the next couple days.

Chance for severe storms again this week

The storm system that has been responsible for the deadly severe weather in the Midwest could bring another couple rounds of severe storms to Eastern Carolina in the next few days.

Winter weather system lifts, fog & rain make for cautious a.m. commute

As you wake up Thursday, you'll notice foggy conditions and scattered rain showers set to clear off the Crystal Coast by mid-morning.

Credit: Kelly Pittman. "Almost have 2 inches of snow so far."

Black ice main concern after surprise overnight snowfall

Accumulating snow has fallen overnight in parts of our area and with temperatures at or below freezing until 9 a.m. bridges and overpasses could have black ice on them. 

The Arctic shots keep coming

There are more near record-low highs expected for Thursday's forecast.

Winter Weather Advisory extended for Eastern Carolina

We continue with a Winter Weather Advisory through 10 A.M. this morning mainly for the threat of black ice.

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Freezing temperatures linger in Eastern North Carolina

Eastern Carolina woke up to below freezing temperatures Wednesday and we have been below freezing for more than 30 straight hours.

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Dense Fog Advisory expires in Eastern Carolina

A Dense Fog Advisory in Eastern Carolina Thursday morning has expired.

Tornado Watch expires in Eastern Carolina

The Tornado Watch for several Eastern Carolina counties has expired.

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Temperatures to tumble across North Carolina

A cold front approaching North Carolina is about to give the state an early dose of winter.

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Karen churns through the Gulf, set to make landfall

Tropical Storm Karen continues to track through the Gulf of Mexico today on its way to make landfall near Mobile, Alabama late Saturday or early Sunday.

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Humberto upgrades to hurricane status

We have our first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic tropical season. Humberto has winds of 75 mph making it officially a hurricane as of 5 a.m. this morning.

Tropical Storm Humberto churns in the Atlantic

What could be the first hurricane of the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season has formed. 

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Gabrielle downgraded to tropical depression

Tropical Storm Gabrielle has been downgraded to a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center announced late Thursday morning

Surge of summer heat paves way for severe storms

The hottest weather of the summer season so far will broil Eastern North Carolina over the next several days.

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Much needed rain on the way

It's a dry start for our Thursday morning but  we are tracking a developing storm system in the Florida Panhandle that will ride up along the eastern Seaboard and spread rainfall from southwest to northeast by this afternoon. 

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Much needed rain for ENC

As you're waking up expect a wet and warm Tuesday with rainfall through at least mid-afternoon. 

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Winter Weather Advisory lifted in Eastern North Carolina

As the sun came up Friday morning the threat for severe weather was lifted as morning commuters hit the roads. 

Side swiped by weather making history, again

What will become a potentially historic snow storm for New England brought heavy rain and winds to Eastern North Carolina overnight. 

Icy weather causes local school delays Monday morning

Icy road conditions linger for parts of our region and we're alerting morning commuters to all the facts before heading out the door. 

Dangerous driving conditions as roads begin to ice

A wintry mix advancing east through North Carolina is causing dangerous travel conditions across the east.

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Arctic air strikes overnight

StormTrack 12 Meteorologist Les Still continues to track an Arctic blast Wednesday morning, bringing with it temperatures in the teens through parts of our region.

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Renewed Arctic blast brings wintry trouble for Friday

Fresh Arctic air being delivered this afternoon will create travel trouble for Friday afternoon. 

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The return of the sun

For the first time this year, we will actually see the sun in the sky.

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Dense Fog Advisory in effect for morning commute

As you head out the door Tuesday, we are alerting you to a Dense Fog Advisory. 

 

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Morning Freeze Warning in effect

Friday folks were waking up to the first widespread freeze of the season for Eastern North Carolina.  

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Freeze Watch issued for tonight

A Freeze Watch has been issued for inland areas tonight. Clearing skies and diminishing winds will allow for good radiational cooling conditions overnight across parts of Eastern Carolina inland from the coast.

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Cold season Nor’easter headed near Eastern North Carolina Coast

Once again this week we will be watching our coast as a storm system off shore will have an effect on us.

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Trick or treaters prepare for chilly Halloween weather

After the chilly and wet conditions over the past weekend, Mother Nature hands Eastern North Carolina a "chilly treat" for Halloween. 

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