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

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.3 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 May 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Wilmington NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light east  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Wilmington NC
 34.2°N 77.92°W (Elev. 26 ft)
10:14 am EDT May 28, 2016
10am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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