Heat index above 100° through Sunday...
Saturday & Sunday
Highs will again reach the low to mid 90s on Saturday and Sunday. The chance for rain will enter the forecast in the early afternoon, which could help limit the heat we see through the late afternoon hours. Rain chances will sit at 40% with a chance of a few thunderstorms. Severe weather does not look likely, however if we see temps in the mid 90s, a few storms could turn severe.
The forecast will shift to a cooler and wetter pattern for the first half of the week. Highs will return to their seasonal average in the upper 80s and low 90s with afternoon thunderstorms possible. While storms will possible, the heat index will be much lower than the previous week. At this time, the severe weather threat remains low.
A couple of tropical waves in the deep Atlantic have a 30 to 50% chance of being named in the next 5 days. Both disturbances are still in the deep Atlantic.
Saturday: Hot and partly sunny with highs in the low to mid 90s. The heat index will be around 100°-105°. Thunderstorms possible after 2pm. Winds: S 5-10 mph. Rain chance: 40%.
Saturday Night: A lingering shower or two with lows in the middle 70s. Winds: S 4-8 mph. Rain chance: 10%
Sunday: Hot a mostly sunny with highs in the lower 90s. The head index will be around 101+. Thunderstorms possible after 3pm. Winds SW 8-12 mph. Rain chance: 40%
Winds will blow out of the south at 10 to 15 knots on Saturday. Swells will range from 3 to 5 feet offshore and around 1 to 2 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
Outer Banks Crystal Coast
Air Temp: 92 89
Water Temp: 80 82
Waves: 1-2 Ft. 1-3 Ft.
Rip Risk: Low Moderate
Winds: SW 10-15 mph SW 15-20 mph
|High Tide (Atlantic Beach)||2:05 am|
|Low Tide||8:32 am|
|High Tide||2:17 pm|
|High Tide (Outer Banks)||1:34 am|
|Low Tide||7:44 am|
|High Tide||1:45 pm|