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

Burlington, Burlington Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY)

Lat: 36.05°NLon: 79.47°WElev: 617ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.20 in (1021.9 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 28 May 11:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ENE Altamahaw-Ossipee NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 65 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 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 slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Memorial Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. North wind around 7 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 slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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:
3 Miles ENE Altamahaw-Ossipee NC
 36.19°N 79.46°W (Elev. 699 ft)
10:10 am EDT May 28, 2016
12pm EDT May 28, 2016-6pm EDT Jun 3, 2016
 
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