A tropical storm WARNING is in effect for our area. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, or within the next 12 to 24 hours. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 MPH with higher gusts.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning area tonight and Tuesday and tropical storm conditions are possible in the watch area later today.
RAINFALL: The low is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 3 to 6 inches along the northeastern South Carolina, North Carolina, and southeast Virginia coasts, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 9 inches. The heavier rains may result in some flooding concerns along coastal areas.
SURF: Swells generated by this disturbance will affect portions of the Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina coasts during the next day or two, creating dangerous surf and rip current conditions.