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Bladen, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Columbus, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Inland Brunswick, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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Inland New Hanover, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Inland Pender, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Robeson, NC

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Inland New Hanover-Coastal New Hanover-Inland Brunswick-
Coastal Brunswick-Marlboro-Darlington-Dillon-Florence-Marion-
Williamsburg-Inland Horry-Coastal Horry-Inland Georgetown-
Coastal Georgetown-
Including the cities of Lumberton, Elizabethtown, Bladenboro,
Whiteville, Tabor City, Chadbourn, Lake Waccamaw, Burgaw,
Surf City, Wilmington, Masonboro, Myrtle Grove, Ogden,
Carolina Beach, Seagate, Boiling Spring Lakes, Leland, Shallotte,
Oak Island, Long Beach, Southport, Sunset Beach, Bennettsville,
McColl, Hartsville, Darlington, North Hartsville, Dillon,
Florence, Marion, Mullins, Kingstree, Conway, Red Hill,
Myrtle Beach, Socastee, North Myrtle Beach, Garden City,
Little River, Andrews, Georgetown, and Murrells Inlet
319 AM EDT Tue May 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast North Carolina and
northeast South Carolina, including the following areas, in
southeast North Carolina, Bladen, Coastal Brunswick, Coastal
New Hanover, Coastal Pender, Columbus, Inland Brunswick,
Inland New Hanover, Inland Pender, and Robeson. In northeast
South Carolina, Coastal Georgetown, Coastal Horry, Darlington,
Dillon, Florence, Inland Georgetown, Inland Horry, Marion,
Marlboro, and Williamsburg.

* From 8 AM EDT this morning through late tonight

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area
from time to time through tonight. Some areas have seen 2-4
inches of rain already with an additional 2-4 inches and
isolated higher amounts possible.

* As the ground becomes saturated, the potential for flash
flooding will increase especially in areas of poor drainage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

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TONIGHT: Expect more widespread showers and storms with a risk of localized flooding and at least a small severe weather risk. Lows will be in the mid to upper 60s.

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY HIGHLIGHTS: Shower and thundershower chances will remain near an elevated 70% Wednesday and 50% Thursday. Daily highs ought to be in the upper 70s and lower 80s in this stretch. 

FRIDAY AND HOLIDAY WEEKEND: Sunshine, 0-10% shower chances for Friday and Saturday, pleasant humidity levels, and seasonable temperatures. The chance of a pop-up thundershower will regrow to near 30% by Sunday and Memorial Day. Highs rise to the upper 80s early next week. 

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Tuesday
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Currently in Wilmington as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:24 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:39 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Wrightsville Beach

Tuesday
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  • 78°
  • 68°

Thunderstorms

Currently in Wrightsville Beach as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:02 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:05 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 7

1-Day Forecast: Winnabow

Tuesday
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  • 79°
  • 67°

Showers and thunderstorms

Currently in Winnabow as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:44 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:57 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Hampstead

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 68°

Thunderstorms

Currently in Hampstead as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:02 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:05 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 7

1-Day Forecast: Carolina Beach

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 70°

Thunderstorms

Currently in Carolina Beach as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.77 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:46 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:03 pm
  • Humidity: 75
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 7

1-Day Forecast: Delco

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 66°

Thunderstorms, some may contain heavy rain

Currently in Delco as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:38 am
  • Sunset: 08:13:52 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 5

1-Day Forecast: Southport

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 69°

Showers and thunderstorms

Currently in Southport as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.77 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:05:56 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:42 pm
  • Humidity: 75
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Supply

Tuesday
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  • 79°
  • 69°

Showers and thunderstorms

Currently in Supply as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.77 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:05:56 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:42 pm
  • Humidity: 75
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Burgaw

Tuesday
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  • 77°
  • 65°

Heavy thunderstorms

Currently in Burgaw as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:03:45 am
  • Sunset: 08:13:24 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 5

1-Day Forecast: Leland

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 67°

Showers and thunderstorms

Currently in Leland as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:04:44 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:57 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Oak Island

Tuesday
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  • 79°
  • 69°

Showers and thunderstorms

Currently in Oak Island as of

  • 81°(Feels like 85°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.77 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:05:56 am
  • Sunset: 08:12:42 pm
  • Humidity: 75
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 6

1-Day Forecast: Elizabethtown

Tuesday
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  • 77°
  • 64°

Heavy thunderstorms

Currently in Elizabethtown as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: S @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.75 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:06:13 am
  • Sunset: 08:16:14 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 5 mi.
  • UV Index: 7

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