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Remnants of Erika bringing heavy rain to Florida

Tropical moisture associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika will produce heavy rain across parts of Florida on Monday, creating the potential for flash flooding. Flood Watches and Warnings are in effect for parts of the state. Heavy rain could also lead to flash flooding across parts of the Carolinas. Remember, if you see a flooded roadway, Turn Around, Don't Drown!
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 1.75 mi
Last update 31 Aug 7:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Topsail Beach NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Periods of showers, mainly before 10pm.  Low around 73. East wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Periods of showers, mainly before 10pm. Low around 73. East wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Labor Day
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Topsail Beach NC
 34.38°N 77.62°W (Elev. 3 ft)
6:57 pm EDT Aug 31, 2015
8pm EDT Aug 31, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 7, 2015
 
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