Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Sampson County Airport (KCTZ)

Lat: 34.98°NLon: 78.36°WElev: 141ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed N 8 mph
Barometer 30.14 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Sep 5:55 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NE Salemburg NC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of rain, mainly after 2am.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  High near 71. Windy, with a northeast wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy
    then Rain and
    Windy

    High: 71 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 63. Windy, with an east wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Rain and
    Windy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a northeast wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday
Rain likely, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. High near 71. Windy, with a northeast wind 23 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Friday Night
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 63. Windy, with an east wind 24 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday
Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NE Salemburg NC
 35.07°N 78.43°W (Elev. 151 ft)
4:56 pm EDT Sep 28, 2022
6pm EDT Sep 28, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022
 
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