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

Maxton, Laurinburg-Maxton Airport (KMEB)

Lat: 34.79°NLon: 79.37°WElev: 220ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 6 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 8:52 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Shannon NC

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 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

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1am and 5am, then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 81. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 67. East wind around 6 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. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Shannon NC
 34.85°N 79.12°W (Elev. 200 ft)
9:07 am EDT May 28, 2016
9am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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