WE ARE TRACKING ISOLATED SHOWERS
STRONGER STORMS WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN COUNTIES
TEMPERATURES NEAR NORMAL
Saturday: Showers are possible, becoming partly cloudy. Highs 83-88. Winds northeast 5-15 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy and mild. Lows 65-70. Winds north 5-10 mph.
Sunday: Mostly sunny and warm. Highs 82-87. Winds northeast 5-10 mph.
Tropical Forecast: We are tracking a low in the southern most part of the Gulf of Mexico. Development of this low is not likely as the system is not organized. There are no other areas in the Tropical Atlantic 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 2' to 4' at the Crystal Coast and on the Outer Banks. Water temperatures are near 80° at the Crystal Coast and Outer Banks. The Rivers and Sounds are near 80° and will have a light to moderate chop on Saturday. Winds will be from the northwest 10-15 knots for the Crystal Coast on the Outer Banks. High tide is at 11:39am and low tide is at 5:39pm.
The front being slowed on its slide to the south is continuing to bring us showers through the day today. The lesser chances will be north while better chances on the south, in areas of Southern Craven, Carteret, and Onslow counties. The peak of these isolated storms will be between 11 AM and 3 PM. Highs will be in the low 80s at the beaches and upper 80 inland.
The front will be near Savannah, Georgia on Saturday night and high in the New England States will nudge into eastern Carolina. Skies will continue to clear through the night, as drier conditions ensue. Lows will be in the upper 60s inland and low 70s along the coast.
The high will be off of the Mid-Atlantic coast on Sunday. You will see quite a bit of sunshine and warm temperatures. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s at the beaches and mid to upper 80s inland.
StormTrack 12 meteorologists are tracking the high moving offshore and bringing you a pretty nice day on Monday. You will see a few less clouds for a mostly sunny day on Monday.
A cold front will head southeast through the Ohio and Tennessee Valley on Tuesday. A disturbance in advance will bring a 40 to 50 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms back into the picture.
The cold front will cross eastern Carolina on Wednesday and continue the 40 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms.
That front will be just offshore and stalls out on Thursday. You will see a 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms continue.
The front will actually drift back into the area on Friday and keep the 20 to 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms in place.
Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s Monday through Friday. Lows will be in the upper 60s to low 70s Sunday night through Friday night.
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Our normal high 89°, low 70°.