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VIPIR Forecast: More warm weather is on the way

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Posted at 3:56 PM, Sep 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-16 15:56:49-04

More warm weather ahead….If you’ve enjoyed the nice, warm temperatures we’ve seen over the past few days, get ready for even more.  We’re tracking high temperatures on Thursday through the weekend in the low to mid 80s.  Overnight lows will won’t be quite as chilly though. We’ll see lows in the 60s over the next few mornings in most areas.

As for sky cover, we’re expecting a mix of sun and clouds on Thursday and Friday. A disturbance off the North Carolina could produce a few showers for some of our Outer Banks communities late Thursday into Friday.

Then, early next week, we’ll be watching the forecast closely.  Cloud cover will likely increase ahead of a developing area of low pressure that could also bring us rain.  Highs will cool back into the 70s by then.

Tonight: Stars and Clouds. Patchy Fog Possible. Mild. Overnight low temperatures in the low to mid 60s. Winds: E 5-10 mph.

Thursday: Sun and Cloud Mix. Warm. High temperatures in the lower 80s. Winds: NE-E 5-10 mph.

Friday: Sun and Cloud Mix. Isolated Showers Possible in NC (20%).  Another Warm Day. High temperatures in the low to mid 80s. Winds: E 5-10 mph.

Tropical Update

5:00 PM AST Wed Sep 16
Location: 15.2°N 44.6°W
Moving: NW at 8 mph
Min pressure: 1009 mb
Max sustained: 30 mph

Tropical Depression Nine remains disorganized across the central tropical Atlantic. TD Nine is about 1110 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and about 1370 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands. TD Nine is moving NW at 8 mph and will continue to track NW or slightly to the NNW over the next couple of days. Maximum winds are near 30 mph with little change in strength expected over the next few days. The depression could become a remnant low by Friday.

High/Low Tide at Sewells Point for Thursday

L: 6:02 am, 6:36 pm

H: 12:16 pm

Weather & Health for Thursday

Pollen: Moderate to High (Ragweed)

UV Index: High

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

1999 Hurricane Floyd: Strong Winds, Record Flooding – Southeast, East Central Virginia, Northeast NC

Dominic Brown

Meteorologist

WTKR-TV NewsChannel 3

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