Thursday will stay mostly sunny with only a slim chance of an afternoon shower or storm. Temperatures will rise to the low and mid 90s with the humidity making it feel like the triple digits for most areas. Winds will be light from the southeast.
Hurricane Gert will continue to track northeast away from the United State over the next 48 hours, pushing it over colder waters in the process. It is expected to drop to a post tropical system by Thursday evening.
A series of disturbances in the Central Atlantic will track westward over the coming days. One of these disturbances is up to a 90% chance of being named while the other two are at 60% and 40% chance of being named over the next 5 days. The next three names on the list are Harvey, Irma and Jose.
Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot. Highs in the low to mid 90s. Heat index between 100 and 105. Southeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: Less than 20%
Thursday Night: Mostly clear and warm. Lows in the mid to upper 70s with south winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: Hot and muggy with a slight chance of scattered, afternoon storms. Highs in the low to mid 90s with a heat index above 102. South wind at 8 to 12 mph. Rain chance: 30%
Winds will blow out of the southeast at 5 to 10 knots Thursday. Offshore swells will run from 2 to 3 feet. Waves heights will run around 1 foot on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||83 / 85|
|Water Temp||79 / 81|
|Waves||1-3ft / 1-3ft|