Good Thursday Morning
We are in a PINPOINT WEATHER ALERT. A strong cold front approaches Thursday with showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be strong to severe. Stay weather aware
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HIGH SURF ADVISORY THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
Hurricane Fiona will stay well offshore, but swells from the distant storm will begin to reach the coast starting Thursday afternoon. Large, battering waves and dangerous rip currents at the coast and off-shore, with wave heights as high as 5-10 feet later Thursday through all of Friday.
Meanwhile, an approaching strong cold front will lead to stormy weather for part of Thursday. Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected from mid morning through mid-afternoon. Some storms could be strong with gusty winds and heavy downpours. About 1/2″ to 1″ of rain is expected with isolated higher amounts. The rain tapers off by late day with clearing before sunset. Highs reach the low 70s in the morning but fall into the 60s in the afternoon. Southwest winds turning northwest 10-20mph with gusts to 30 mph, but much stronger in any localized thunderstorms
EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON 12PM
*** Fall officially begins Thursday at 9:03PM Eastern Time with the Autumnal Equinox ***
Right on schedule for the first full day of fall, Friday will be dry and blustery with the coldest temperatures since May 19 expected.