Tropical Depression Forecast to Impact the Southeast U.S. this Weekend; May Strengthen into a Tropical Storm

Tropical Depression Two is forecast to strengthen into a Tropical Storm on Saturday. This system will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.
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Last Update: 627 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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Philadelphia, PA Local Forecast Office

10NM SE Lewes DE

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Synopsis: A BERMUDA HIGH WILL MAINTAIN VERY WARM WEATHER WITH GENERALLY SOUTHWEST WINDS OVER OUR AREA THROUGH MONDAY. LOW PRESSURE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM BONNIE SHOULD REMAIN WELL TO OUR SOUTH. HOWEVER, MOISTURE FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE DRAWN NORTHWARD SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD IN TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

Tonight
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt... Diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sun
SE winds around 5 kt...increasing to around 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly in E swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. A chance of showers late in the morning. A chance of showers and tstms in the afternoon.
Sun Night
S winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Showers and tstms likely early in the evening...then showers with a chance of tstms in the late evening and overnight. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Mainly in SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. Areas of fog early in the morning. Showers with a chance of tstms. Vsby 1 to 3 nm early in the morning.
Mon Night
SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue
NW winds around 5 kt...becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning. Patchy fog in the morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tue Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Wed
NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft.
Wed Night
E winds around 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Thu Night
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR TSTMS.
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Last Update: 627 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016
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