Charlie's Forecast: Building high pressure leads to toasty weekend temps

(WITN) -- Weekend
Highs this weekend will hover near the 90° mark during the afternoons. Skies will stay mostly sunny as a high pressure system continues to pump warm air over the East from the southwest. Wind speeds will range between 10 to 15 mph. Given the temperatures well above average, a stray sea breeze thunderstorm is possible during the afternoons.

River Levels
Tar River at Greenville
Current: 14.80 ft.
Crest Forecast: 18.0 ft.
Crest Date: Monday
Matthew Stage: 24.5 ft.

Neuse River at Kinston
Current: 14.21 ft.
Crest Forecast: 19.5 ft.
Crest Date: May 4-5
Matthew Stage: 28.3 ft.

NE Cape Fear River at Chinquapin
Current: 13.4 ft. - Falling
Below Action Stage: Monday
Matthew Stage: 20.0 ft.

Contentnea Creek at Hookerton
Current: 18.66 ft. (Major Flood Stage)
Crest Forecast: 18.75 ft.
Crest Date: Friday-Saturday
Matthew Stage: 24.1 ft.

Cashie River at Windsor
Current: 8.63 ft. - Falling
Below Action Stage: Sunday
Matthew Stage: 16.6 ft.

Tar River at Tarboro
Current: 23.70 ft.
Crest Forecast: 28.1 ft.
Crest Date: Sunday
Matthew Stage: 36.3 ft.

Tar River at Rocky Mount
Current: 23.80 ft. - Falling
Crested 25.74 Wednesday Night
Matthew Stage: 28.7 ft.

Neuse River at Goldsboro
Current: 20.47 ft.
Crest Forecast: 23.7 ft.
Crest Date: Sunday-Monday
Matthew Stage: 29.7 ft.


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