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Wednesday’s First Warning Forecast: Bonnie leftovers in NC

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 11:15:24-04

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

Rain chances continue… The leftovers of Bonnie will slowly move along the North Carolina coastline today and tomorrow. Expect clouds with some sunshine breaking through. Showers will be scattered but an isolated heavy downpour or storm is possible. Most of the rain and the highest rainfall totals will be in NC, mainly south of the Albemarle Sound. Highs today and tomorrow will return to the upper 70s.

The remnants of Bonnie will move off of the East Coast on Friday as a cold front moves in from the west. We will see a mix of clouds with scattered showers and storms. Highs on Friday will warm slightly into the low 80s.

Rain chances will linger for the weekend as the cold front stalls across the Carolinas. Expect highs in the low to mid 80s this weekend.

Today: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: E 5-15

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Lows in the upper 60s. Winds: E 5-15

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(30%). Highs in the upper 70s. Winds: NE 5-15

Weather & Health

Pollen: Moderate (Oak, Grasses, Hickory)

UV Index: 8 (Very 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 90 miles southeast of Wilmington, NC. It is still moving very slowly, now east at 7 mph. The remnants of Bonnie will continue moving along the NC coastline over the next few days, before moving off into the Atlantic on Friday. The main threat from this system will continue to be moderate to heavy rain over Eastern North Carolina.

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

June 1st

1975 F1 Tornado: Dinwiddie Co

1982 F0 Tornado: Newport News

2001 F1 Tornado: Suffolk

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