Good morning everyone!
Rain is falling over most of the area early on this Monday morning and temperatures are quite cool with readings ranging from the low 50s in Clifton to the upper 40s further inland, winds are from the north-northeast averaging around 10 mph.
A warm front to our south will slowly approach our area today with periods of rain continuing, temperatures will not be as chilly with highs near 70.
The warm front will pass to our north tomorrow morning and temperatures tonight will remain steady and even rise a bit overnight. Tomorrow will be warmer and more humid and with a cold front approaching from the west will likely cause showers and thunderstorms.
Warm and humid weather will continue Wednesday and Thursday along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms both days.
Hurricane Florence is expected to hit the Carolina coast on Thursday but then stall in that area and will cause extensive heavy rain across North Carolina into Virginia. At this time it does not appear that we will experience any direct impact with the storm except for high surf and dangerous rip tides along with a chance of some coastal flooding.
TODAY – SEP 10 – Periods of rain, high near 70.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with showers and a slight chance of a thunderstorm, rain may be heavy at times, low in the upper 60s.
TUESDAY – SEP 11 – Mostly cloudy, patchy fog in the morning, with showers and thunderstorms likely, warmer and more humid, high in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – SEP 12 – Mostly cloudy and humid, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the mid 80s.
THURSDAY – SEP 13 – Mostly cloudy and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
FRIDAY – SEP 14 – Partly sunny, high near 80.
SATURDAY – SEP 15 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 70s.
SUNDAY – SEP 16 – Partly sunny, high near 80.
MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for easterly winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 9-13 feet.
OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected Tuesday and Wednesday for high seas; possible impacts from Hurricane Florence Thursday and Friday.
Despite the continued rain try to have a nice day!