A low pressure system that has brought significant rain to most of southeastern North Carolina will very slowly shift toward the coast of the Mid-Atlantic late this week. With this slow evolution - clouds, spotty light showers, and cool breezes will only slowly loosen their grip on the area.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY FORECAST: Heavy rain isn't likely but patches of drizzle, sprinkles, and / or light rain may hang. Skies will stay - stubbornly - mostly cloudy. Temperatures will cool to near 56 for a low by early Thursday morning and climb to near 69 for a high Thursday. Breezes will continue from the north or northwest at mainly 10 to 15mph speeds.
EXTENDED FORECAST: Clouds will maintain a significant presence in our skies for Friday and much of the weekend but a few sun breaks are possible. Shower chance in this time: a low but nonzero 20%. Daily highs in this time: mainly low and mid 70s. Lows: 50s. Early next week: enjoy more 70s for daily highs and partly sunny skies.
TROPICAL OUTLOOK: Tropical depression Karen has dissipated, but some of its moisture has contributed to our showers. Elsewhere: a tropical wave of low pressure about 600 miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands has a 30% chance of developing over the next 5 days.
First Alert Meteorologists Gannon Medwick, Colin Hackman, Eric Davis, and Iisha Scott will keep you updated.
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