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Tropics remain active

The National Hurricane Center has discontinued advisories for Erica as yet another tropical system, Fred, forms in the eastern Atlantic. Remnants of Erika could still produce heavy rainfall and gusty winds across southern and central Florida on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Eastern Pacific remains active, with advisories continuing to be issued for two hurricanes, Jimena and Ignacio.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wilmington, Wilmington International Airport (KILM)

Lat: 34.27°NLon: 77.9°WElev: 33ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 30 Aug 5:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Rocky Point NC

  • Tonight

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

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph 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
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph 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.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Rocky Point NC
 34.44°N 77.97°W (Elev. 39 ft)
3:29 pm EDT Aug 30, 2015
6pm EDT Aug 30, 2015-6pm EDT Sep 6, 2015
 
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