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Hot And Sticky With Scattered Storms On Wednesday...

It will remain quite warm and humid across eastern Carolina on Wednesday. Scattered storms will likely pop up during Wednesday as a cold front slowly moves into the area then stalls. Temperatures will be near 90 degrees, with heat indices in the upper 90s. The risk for showers will continue into Thursday as the front slowly dissipates.

Drier air will push into the area Friday through Saturday, with afternoon highs near 90 degrees. Another cold front will arrive late in the weekend or early next week, causing an increase in showers and storms.


Tuesday Night: Sultry, with a 20% risk of storms. Lows in the lower to middle 70s. Southwest winds at 3 to 7 mph.

Wednesday: Quite warm and sticky with a 40% risk of showers and storms, mainly during the afternoon and evening. Highs in the lower 90s, with southwesterly winds at 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Warm and humid with a 30% risk of showers and storms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds at 3 to 6 mph.


Winds will blow from the southwest at 10 to 15 knots Wednesday diminishing and becoming westerly at 5 to 10 knots on Thursday. Offshore wave heights will run from 2 to 4 feet. Swells will run around 1 foot on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.


Partly cloudy with a 40% risk of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s. Wave heights will be 2 to 4 feet.

Air Temp: 87 - Outer Banks; 87 - Crystal Coast
Water Temp: 78 - Outer Banks; 82 - Crystal Coast
Rip Risk: Low - Outer Banks; Low - Crystal Coast
Waves: 2-4 Ft. - Outer Banks; 1-3 Ft. - Crystal Coast


Early Tuesday afternoon, Tropical Storm Dolly was located about 150 south-southeast of La Pesca, Mexico. Sustained winds are near 50 mph, with little change in strength expected before landfall in Mexico late Tuesday evening. The storm is moves westward at 12 mph and should maintain that track into Mexico. It will have little impact on the southern Texas coast.

Elsewhere, the tropics are quiet.

  • Monday's High: 95°
  • Monday's Low: 75°
  • Sunset : 7:34 p.m.
  • Sunrise: 6:42 a.m.
  • High Tide (Atlantic Beach): 2:38 am Wednesday
  • Low Tide: 9:00 am
  • High Tide: 3:28 pm
  • High Tide (Outer Banks): 2:12 am Wednesday
  • Low Tide: 8:08 am
  • High Tide: 2:55 pm
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