Impacts from Ana… Subtropical Storm Ana continues to linger off of the SC coastline. Expect mostly cloudy skies today with a few glimpses of sun. Watch out for patchy areas of dense fog this morning, especially near the Chesapeake Bay.
Scattered showers from Ana will mix in, moving from east to west. Winds will increase to near 20 mph, especially for the Outer Banks.
The moisture from Ana will linger over the Mid-Atlantic for the weekend and early next week, keeping scattered showers/storms in the forecast. No day will be a wash out but on and off showers and storms are possible through Tuesday.
Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(30%), Breezy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: E 10-15
Tonight: Partly to Mostly Cloudy, Isolated Showers(20%), Breezy. Lows in the mid 60s. Winds: E 5-15
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers(30%), Breezy. Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: E 5-15
Subtropical Storm Ana continues to linger off of the SC coast. Ana is centered about 180 miles SSE of Myrtle Beach, SC. A Tropical Storm Watch and Warning are in effect for areas south of Morehead City, NC.
Ana is stationary now but will slowly drift generally NW, making landfall near the NC/SC border later Saturday or early Sunday. Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph but some slight strengthening is possible before landfall. After landfall, Ana will begin to fall apart but the moisture will drift north into NC and VA early next week.
11:00 AM EDT Fri May 8
Location: 31.5°N 77.3°W
Min pressure: 1001 mb
Max sustained: 45 mph
Weather & Health
Pollen: Moderate-High (Oak, Birch, Poplar)
UV Index: 6 (High)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)
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