A weak front approaches the area Monday bringing the next small shower and thunderstorm chance. A stronger front arrives later in the week with a much better shower and thunderstorm chance.
SUNDAY: Weak high pressure will shift offshore. Winds will shift out of the south, ushering in slightly warmer and more humid air. Expect mostly sunny skies with a slim shower or storm chance near 10%, and highs in the mid and upper 80s. Lows will be in the upper 60's. A little bit of patchy fog is possible late Sunday night.
MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY: Monday will be partly sunny with a weak front near the area. Highs will be in the mid 80's and I have a 20% chance of a shower or t-storm. Tuesday and Wednesday are looking sunny to mostly sunny and dry. Highs will be in the mid 80's Tuesday and upper 80's Wednesday. Overnight lows will be in the upper 60's through the period.
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY: The next front approaches. Thursday will be partly sunny with a few spotty or isolated t-storms (20%). Highs will be in the upper 80's. The front makes its way into eastern North Carolina Friday, upping the shower and thunderstorm chance to (40%). Highs will reach the mid 80's.
TROPICAL AREAS OF INTEREST:
- The remnants of what was Tropical Depression Gabrielle became slightly better defined, as of Saturday evening. It, however, is poorly organized due to strong upper-level winds. It has a 20% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours.
- An additional tropical wave of low pressure moving off of Africa's west coast has a 20% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, but a high chance of becoming a cyclone during the next 5 days.
- A trough of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 20% chance of developing into a weak tropical cyclone over the next five days.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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