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

Charleston Executive Airport (KJZI)

Lat: 32.7°NLon: 80°WElev: 16ft.

Heavy Rain

70°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 7 G 14 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 0.75 mi
Last update 28 May 5:15 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles S Charleston SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 77. Northeast wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 71. Northeast wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Expected

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 29 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Expected

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tropical
    Storm
    Conditions
    Possible

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 77. Northeast wind around 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 71. Northeast wind 13 to 18 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 29 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
Tropical storm conditions possible. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. 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 71. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles S Charleston SC
 32.72°N 79.99°W (Elev. 3 ft)
5:15 pm EDT May 28, 2016
5pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2016
 
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