Hurricane Sandy behaving as exepcted
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect. The center of Sandy will pass east of the WWAY viewing area on Sunday. As expected, no landfall will occur in southeastern NC. Here’s the forecast:
Sunday Morning- Rain showers possible early in coastal counties, with winds out of the N at 25-35 mph (with a few gusts over 45 mph)
Sunday Afternoon- Becoming partly sunny, with winds out of the north at 20-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph)
Sunday Night- Partly cloudy, with winds out of the NNW at 15-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph)
Seas will peak around 8-10 feet near the beaches early Sunday. Farther offshore, seas will peak around 9 to 14 feet. Beyond 20 nautical miles offshore, seas will peak around 27 feet.
Mostly cloudy skies through mid-day Sunday with a 20% chance of shower. Partly sunny by afternoon. Winds will be out of the NNW at 20-30 mph (with a few gusts over 40 mph).
Find me on facebook: Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson
More: continued here