With the 2pm advisory, Tropical Storm Bertha has weakened to a tropical depression over South Carolina. Max winds are 35 mph. It is moving north northwest at 15 mph. It will move from inland SC to the NC Piedmont later today.
Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will move over us today and Thursday. Skies will be partly sunny when not under a shower. Highs will be in the lower 80s with lows in the upper 60s. East winds will become southeasterly then southerly at 10 to 20 mph.
A cold front will approach the area Friday and slowly stall over the area Saturday. Showers and thunderstorms will again dot the radar picture with highs staying the low to mid 80s. The front will move offshore by Sunday morning, leaving us with comfortable weather on Sunday as skies see increasing sunshine. Temperatures will return to the upper 70s with humidity falling Sunday. Skies will be clear and winds will blow out of the northwest at 7 to 12 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy. Scattered showers and storms. Winds: SE 7-12 mph. Highs in the low 80s. Rain chance: 60%.
Wednesday Night: Cloudy and wet with scattered storms. Lows in the low 70s. Winds out of the southeast at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: 60%.
Thursday: Partly sunny with scattered showers and storms. Locally heavy downpours possible. Winds will be southerly at 10-15 mph with highs in the low 80s. Rain chance: 70%.
*Small Craft Advisory for offshore waters Wednesday*
Winds will blow out of the east at 15-20 knots on Wednesday becoming southeasterly. Sea swells will run from 4 to 7 feet during the day. The Sounds will see waves around 1 to 2 feet.
|Beach Forecast||OBX / Crystal Coast|
|Air Temp||67 / 76|
|Water Temp||63 / 71|