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Broken Clouds

81°F

Hi: 91° Lo: 75°

Feels like 88°F
Precipitation: 20%
Humidity: 94%

Dewpoint: 79°
Heat Index: 88°
Wind Direction: SSW
Wind Speed: 6 mph

Sunrise: 06:30:57 am
Sunset: 07:55:06 pm

Afternoon thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the mid 70s.

8 AM


80°

Humidity: 99%
Precip: 20%

9 AM


82°

Humidity: 93%
Precip: 20%

10 AM


84°

Humidity: 85%
Precip: 20%

11 AM


87°

Humidity: 77%
Precip: 20%

12 PM


89°

Humidity: 70%
Precip: 20%

1 PM


91°

Humidity: 63%
Precip: 20%

Saturday

Hi: 89° Lo: 74
Sunday

Hi: 90° Lo: 73
Monday

Hi: 90° Lo: 72
Tuesday

Hi: 91° Lo: 73
Wednesday

Hi: 89° Lo: 74
Thursday

Hi: 87° Lo: 69

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FORECAST DISCUSSION

A Heat Advisory will be in effect for most of Carolina from 12:00 though 6:00 pm Friday. Temps in the low 90s along with high humidity levels will lead to heat index values of 102-108°. Take frequent breaks and stay hydrated out there.

Friday will be another scorcher with highs in the low to mid 90s. There will be a seasonably typical 30% to 40% chance of scattered afternoon thunderstorms. Scattered showers and storms will pop back up Saturday afternoon as well. Rain chance will run around 40% Saturday as a front approaches from the northwest.

Tropics
Tropical storm Harvey is centered 250 east of Barbados. It is moving west at 18 mph. Maximum winds are 40 mph and strengthening is likely over the next couple of days. On the forecast track, Harvey will enter the Caribbean Sea Friday. This storm may attain hurricane strength before reaching Central America in a few days. It should not be a threat to the U.S.

Two other disturbances are located farther east over the Central and Eastern Atlantic Ocean. Those will be monitored for development over the coming days. Neither is an immediate threat to land.

The next 2 names after Harvey are Irma and Jose.

FORECAST:

Friday: Hot and muggy with a slight chance of scattered, afternoon storms. Highs in the low to mid 90s with a heat index above 105. South wind at 8 to 12 mph. Rain chance: 40%

Friday Night: Warm and muggy with patchy fog early in the morning. Lows in the middle 70s and southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon with highs in the upper 80s. Heat index in the upper 90s. Southwest winds at 4 to 8. Rain chance: 40%

BOATING FORECAST:

Winds will blow out of the southwest at 10 to 15 knots Friday. Offshore swells will run from 2 to 4 feet. Waves heights will run around 1 to 2 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.


Statistics

Thursday's High 93°
Thursday's Low 77°
Beach Forecast OBX / Crystal Coast
Air Temp 84 / 86
Water Temp 79 / 80
Waves 1-2ft / 1-2ft

 

8 Day Forecast

Weather Headlines

6 mins ago - Temps in the 90s, combined with high humidity levels will lead to heat index values over 105 degrees Friday afternoon.

Posted: 08/01/2017 - As Tropical Depression Emily heads further offshore in the Atlantic, it's predicted that its threat to the east will be in the form of increased rip current risks and wave heights over the next few days.

Updated: 07/21/2017 - With the high heat index values many people are headed to the beach to try and cool off by the coast, but with that, emergency crews are reminding people to stay hydrated even if you are in the water.

Tropics Headlines

Updated: 08/17/2017 - The tropical storm developed east of the Windward and Leeward Islands Thursday afternoon. Maximum winds are 40 mph.

Updated: 08/15/2017 - Area beaches are experiencing increased surf and rip current risks as Gert makes its closest pass to our coastline. The center of the hurricane will stay at least 250 miles off of Cape Hatteras.

Posted: 08/10/2017 - Franklin has now reached category 1 hurricane status and is not expected to strengthen further.



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