Weather update for 9/13/18


Synopsis: Hurricane Florence is expected to approach the Carolina coast late today into early Friday. Please continue to follow the latest forecasts from the National Hurricane Center with respect to Florence.

Detailed Forecast

Today A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Low around 74. East wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Breezy, with an east wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Wakefield VA528 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018 Inland Worcester528 AM EDT Thu Sep 13 2018 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast Maryland, northeast North Carolina, central Virginia, east central Virginia, north central Virginia, south central Virginia and southeast Virginia. Today and tonight. Significant impacts from Hurricane Florence are anticipated. There is potential for strong winds, heavy rainfall, and localized flooding. Friday through Wednesday. Significant impacts from Hurricane Florence will be possible through Saturday night. There is potential for strong winds, heavy rainfall,and localized flooding.