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

Chapel Hill, Williams Airport (KIGX)

Lat: 35.93°NLon: 79.06°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in (1021.8 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 May 7:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Hillsborough NC

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 3 to 6 mph.  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: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 67. East wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind 3 to 6 mph. 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 chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Hillsborough NC
 36.07°N 79.11°W (Elev. 699 ft)
3:17 am EDT May 28, 2016
8am EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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