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Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: Scattered showers from Bonnie

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Posted at 5:29 AM, May 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-31 11:39:52-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

More clouds and scattered showers… Expect more clouds and rain today as the leftovers of Bonnie slowly move up the Carolina coastline. Showers will be more scattered today but an isolated heavy downpour or storm is possible. Rainfall totals should be much lower than yesterday. Highs will return to the upper 70s.

We will see a mix of clouds with scattered showers/storms for the rest of the work week. We are not expecting wash outs but rain chances exists through the work week and into the weekend. Highs will remain in the upper 70s and low 80s.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: N/E 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(20%). Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: E 5-10

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: NE 5-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low-Moderate (Oak, Grasses, Hickory)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Good (Code Green)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Tropical Update

Post-tropical cyclone Bonnie is still producing rain along the East Coast. The center is located about 70 miles south of Wilmington, NC and 80 miles ESE of Myrtle Beach, SC. It is still moving very slowly, now ENE at just 4 mph. The remnants of Bonnie will continue moving along the NC coastline over the next few days, before moving off into the Atlantic later this week. The main threat from this system will continue to be moderate to heavy rain over Eastern North Carolina.

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

May 31st

1962 F0 Tornado: Accomack Co

2003 F0 Tornado: Brunswick Co

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