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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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Shaw Air Force Base (KSSC)

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.48°WElev: 243ft.

Light Rain

24°C

76°F

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 15 km/h
Barometer 1019.0 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index25°C (77°F)
Last update 28 May 4:58 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Alcolu SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 28. East wind around 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 20. Light and variable wind becoming north 9 to 14 km/h in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers

    Low: 20 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 27. East wind 16 to 21 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.

    Showers

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 13 to 16 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 28. East wind around 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 20. Light and variable wind becoming north 9 to 14 km/h in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 27. East wind 16 to 21 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. North wind 13 to 16 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Alcolu SC
 33.76°N 80.15°W (Elev. 37 m)
4:07 pm EDT May 28, 2016
5pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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