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68°F

Hi: 78° Lo: 66°

(Feels like 68°F)
Precipitation: 60%
Humidity: 100%

Dewpoint: 68°
Heat Index: 68°
Wind Direction: NNE
Wind Speed: 10 mph

Sunrise: 06:35:10 am
Sunset: 07:48:07 pm

Cloudy with periods of rain central and southern areas. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.

Sunday

Hi: 80° Lo: 66°
Monday

Hi: 84° Lo: 69°
Tuesday

Hi: 87° Lo: 71°
Wednesday

Hi: 90° Lo: 71°
Thursday

Hi: 88° Lo: 68°
Friday

Hi: 87° Lo: 69°

8 AM


71°

Humidity: 97%
Precip: 60%
Wind: 4 mph NNE

9 AM


73°

Humidity: 90%
Precip: 50%
Wind: 6 mph NNE

10 AM


73°

Humidity: 85%
Precip: 40%
Wind: 8 mph NNE

11 AM


74°

Humidity: 84%
Precip: 40%
Wind: 8 mph NE

12 PM


76°

Humidity: 81%
Precip: 40%
Wind: 8 mph NE

1 PM


77°

Humidity: 79%
Precip: 40%
Wind: 8 mph NE
2 PM | 78°
| 40%
3 PM | 78°
| 40%
4 PM | 78°
| 40%
5 PM | 78°
| 40%
6 PM | 77°
| 40%
7 PM | 75°
| 40%
8 PM | 74°
| 30%
9 PM | 73°
| 30%
10 PM | 72°
| 30%
11 PM | 71°
| 30%
12 AM | 70°
| 30%
1 AM | 69°
| 30%
2 AM | 69°
| 30%
3 AM | 68°
| 30%
4 AM | 69°
| 20%
5 AM | 69°
| 30%
6 AM | 69°
| 30%
7 AM | 68°
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FORECAST DISCUSSION:

Both today and tomorrow will be spent under gray skies as a front stays stagnant over the mid Atlantic states. Light rain and showers are possible for central and northern parts of the area while thunderstorms are possible over southern areas. A consistent northeasterly breeze will help keep our temperatures well below seasonal averages with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s and overnight lows in the mid to upper 60s.

TROPICAL UPDATE:

A tropical depression or weak tropical storm may develop off the Florida coast late this weekend. Currently the National Hurricane Center gives the chances of formation 70% in the next 2 days and 90% in the next 5 days.

This system is expected to remain off the Southern US coast with its closest pass to NC on Monday. A few coastal showers will be possible along with increased wave heights as it passes by, but significant impacts are not expected at this time. Stay tuned for further updates.

Another tropical disturbance is located 1100 miles east of the Windward Islands is becoming more defined. This system has a 60% chance to become a tropical depression over the weekend. It is still many days away from any potential interaction with land.

The next 2 names for tropical storms are Dorian and Erin.

FORECAST:

Saturday: Cloudy and cooler with highs in the upper 70s. Periods of light rain. Northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: 60%

Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with spotty rain. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds out of the northeast at 4 to 8 mph.

Sunday: Cloudy with a few scattered showers. Highs around 80. Northeasterly winds at 5 to 10 mph. Rain chance: 40%

MARINE FORECAST:

Winds will be out of the northeast at 15 to 25 kts Saturday. Seas will run around 4 to 8 feet. The Sounds will have 2 to 3 foot waves.


Statistics

Friday's High 93º
Friday's Low 75º
Beach Forecast OBX / Crystal Coast
Air Temp 86 / 87
Water Temp 80 / 85
Waves 2-3'/2-3'
Rip Risk: North of Cape Hatteras Low Saturday
Rip Risk: South of Cape Hatteras Low Saturday

 

8 Day Forecast

Weather Headlines

Updated: 6:32 AM - A cold front brings cooler weather for the weekend. Under cloudy skies, a northeast breeze will usher in cooler air for Saturday and Sunday. Expect periods of rain.

Updated: 07/23/2019 - While thunderstorms remain, the severe weather threat has diminished enough to allow the watches to expire. Rainfall will continue through the early morning on Wednesday.

Updated: 07/21/2019 - The dangerous heat wave continues on today with the "feels like" temp nearing 110 degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning will again be in effect through 8 p.m.

Tropics Headlines

Updated: 4:25 AM - A broad area of low pressure just off the coast of Florida has a 70% chance of forming into a tropical depression late this weekend. Overall conditions are favorable for slow development, but the current forecast keeps the system off the coast of North Carolina Monday.

Updated: 08/15/2019 - City officials say this is for people who just moved to the area and those who want to be aware and informed of the city's responses in the event of a storm.

Updated: 08/08/2019 - Government meteorologists say this year's hurricane season may be busier than initially expected now that summer's weak El Nino has faded away.