First Warning Forecast: Dangerous storm surge expected in the Hampton Roads area

Posted at 5:10 PM, Sep 02, 2016

What to expect from Hermine through Saturday:

  • Heavy rain
  • Strong, gusty winds
  • Dangerous storm surge
  • Tidal Flooding
  • Isolated tornadoes

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Current watches and warnings....

Tornado Watch is in effect for:

  • Dare County in North Carolina until midnight

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:

  • Nassau Sound to south of Fenwick Island
  • Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds
  • Chesapeake Bay from Drum Point southward
  • Tidal Potomac from Cobb Island eastward

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:

  • Fenwick Island to west of Watch Hill
  • Southern Delaware Bay

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

Tropical Update as of 5:00 PM

The center of Hermine is passing near Charleston, South Carolina with strong winds and heavy rain.  Dangerous storm surge expected in the Hampton Roads area. Hermine is moving NE at 20 mph with 50 mph winds with higher gusts. This motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. A decrease in forward speed is expected on Saturday. On this current track, the center of Hermine will move over coastal North Carolina tonight. Saturday, the system will move offshore the North Carolina coast. Tropical-Storm-Force winds extend outward up to 175 miles.

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