Staying Warm, Sticky And Showery On Tuesday........
A deep, rich tropical flow of moisture will continue across eastern Carolina on Tuesday. A stationary front over the area will interact with the moisture to produce another round of scattered showers and storms by midday into the afternoon. Afternoon highs will be in the middle 80s inland and lower 80s on the beaches.
Temps will run a little hotter Wednesday with highs in the low 90s along with scattered afternoon storms. Heat index values will reach the upper 90s with the high humidity levels.
Another cold front will move into the area then stall over eastern Carolina late Thursday and Friday, bringing yet another good chance for showers and storms. Some stronger storms may develop on Thursday.
Tropical Depression 2 developed late Monday afternoon in the central Atlantic Ocean about 1200 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The storm continues to move westward at 16 mph and was located about 1025 miles east of the Lesser Antilles early Tuesday morning. Winds were sustained at 35 mph. It may become a tropical storm briefly before weakening to a remnant area of low pressure by Thursday. The next name on the list is Bertha.
Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance of mainly afternoon thunderstorms. Highs near 86°. Winds: SE 4 to 8 mph.
Tuesday Night: Muggy with a 30% risk of evening storms. Lows in the lower 70s. Light south winds.
Wednesday: Highs will reach the low 90s under partly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. Winds: SW 5 to 10 mph.
Winds will be out of the southeast at 5 to 10 knots Tuesday becoming southwest at 10 to 15 knots on Wednesday. Offshore wave heights will run 2 to 3 feet. Swells will run around 1 foot on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy, with a 40% risk of showers. Winds will blow from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph.
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