WE ARE TRACKING SCATTERED SHOWERS EARLY THIS WEEK
A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE THRUGH, WITH SOME OF THE MOISTURE FROM FLORENCE
FINALLY DRIER MID TO LATE WEEK
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, scattered showers. Highs 83-88. Winds southwest 5-10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, isolated showers. Lows 70-75. Winds west 5 mph.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny and warm. Highs 82-87. Winds north 5-10 mph.
Tropical Forecast: The remnants of Hurricane Florence is moving through the southern Appalachians in the northwest part of North Carolina and southwest Virginia. The main part of the rain and thunderstorms have moved into the central part of the state and continuing into the central part of Virginia.
Tropical Depression Joyce in the eastern Atlantic is meandering and expected to dissipate in a few days.
Another area or disturbance east of Jamaica has a 10 percent chance for development over the next five days as the disturbance moves west through the Caribbean.
There are no other 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 3' to 5' at the Crystal Coast and on the Outer Banks. Water temperatures are in the low 80s at the Crystal Coast and Outer Banks. The Rivers and Sounds are in the mid 80s and will have a moderate chop, becoming choppy Tuesday. Winds will be from the southwest at 10-20 knots at the Crystal Coast and on the Outer Banks. Low tide is at 8:59am and high tide is at 3:08pm.
We are tracking lingering moisture from Florence in the StormTrack 12 Weather Center. The moisture and remnants of Florence will keep a 50 percent chance for scattered showers tonight, with cloudy skies. Lows will be in the low 70s inland and upper 70s along the coast.
What is left of Florence will depart to the northeast Tuesday. A weak front will slide southeast through the region. The moisture from Florence will drag back into eastern Carolina with a 50 percent chance for scattered showers. Highs will be in the low 80s at the beaches and mid 80s inland.
The front will slip offshore Tuesday night and bring a 30 percent chance for scattered showers. Lows will be near 70° inland and mid 70s at the coast.
High pressure will again settle into the region Wednesday. Expect a mostly sunny day. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s at the beaches and inland.
StormTrack 12 meteorologists are tracking a high as the feature mid to late week. Expect mostly sunny skies Thursday through Saturday
A slow moving or stalled front to the north Sunday will start to drift south into the region. Expect a 30 percent chance for scattered showers.
A few more clouds are expected Monday and a 30 percent chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s Thursday through Monday. Lows will be in the upper 60s to low 70s Wednesday night through Monday night.
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Our normal high 83°, low 65°.
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