Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Andrews, Andrews-Murphy Airport (KRHP)

Lat: 35.2°NLon: 83.86°WElev: 1696ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.12 in
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 28 May 4:30 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Nantahala Gorge NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers between 7pm and 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1pm and 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Nantahala Gorge NC
 35.29°N 83.68°W (Elev. 2746 ft)
3:05 pm EDT May 28, 2016
4pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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