WE ARE TRACKING A FEW MORE CLOUDS AND NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES
A WEAK FRONT BRINGS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT THURSDAY AND BEFORE SUNRISE FRIDAY
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE WEEKEND
FRONT BRINGS RAIN SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY COLD TEMPERATURES EARLY NEXT WEEK
Thursday: Mostly cloudy and cool. Highs 52-57. Winds east 5 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, scattered showers late. Lows 38-43. Winds south 5 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny and mild. Highs 57-62. Winds west 5-10 mph.
Tropical Forecast: Hurricane season has ended until June 1st. There are no areas in the Atlantic Basin where tropical cyclone development is expected over the next five days. We are tracking the tropics to keep you alert to the severe weather danger.
Marine Forecast: Seas will be 1' to 3' at the Crystal Coast and on the Outer Banks. Water temperatures are in the low 50s at the Crystal Coast and Outer Banks. The Rivers and Sounds are in the low 40s and will be have a light chop Thursday. Winds will be from the northeast 5-10 knots at the Crystal Coast and on the Outer Banks. Low tide is at 9:53am and high tide is at 3:42pm.
We are tracking a cold front in the StormTrack 12 Weather Center. The weak front will slip into the area Thursday and bring an increase in clouds and near normal temperatures. Highs will be in the low 50s at north and mid 50s south.
The front will slide back north as a warm front Thursday night. You will see a 40 percent chance of scattered showers in the late night and overnight. Lows will be in the upper 30s inland and low to mid 40s along the coast.
A weak trailing cold front will cross the region Friday. You will see a mostly sunny day. Temperatures will continue to warm as we close out the week. Highs will be in the upper 50s at the beaches and low 60s inland.
StormTrack 12 meteorologists are tracking a strong storm system in the southern Mississippi Valley Saturday. This system will move northeast Saturday and you will see a mostly cloudy day and warm temperatures ahead of the front.
The storm system will start Sunday in northern Virginia and trail a cold front through the southern Appalachians. This will create a 70 percent chance for rain as the front and storm system moves east. Rain and clouds should depart overnight and much colder temperatures will follow the system.
An Arctic air mass will settle into the region to start the new work week. Temperatures will be very cold and mostly sunny Monday.
The high will slip into our area Tuesday. This continues the mostly sunny and chilly conditions.
The high slides offshore Wednesday. Temperatures warm to above normal. You will see a weak front along the coast, with mostly cloudy skies.
Highs will be in the low to mid 60s Saturday and Sunday, low 30s Monday, low 40s Tuesday and near 60 Wednesday. Lows will be in the low 40s Friday night, mid 50s Saturday night, low 20s Sunday and Monday nights, mid 30s Tuesday night and upper 40s Wednesday night.
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Our normal high 54, low 34.
Today's Record Temperatures