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Matt’s Forecast: Hottest day of the week; Rip risk forecast

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -

Latest Rip Current Forecast: Wednesday

Duck to Oregon Inlet: LOW

Oregon Inlet to Cape Hatteras: MODERATE

Cape Hatteras to Cape Lookout: MODERATE

Cape Lookout to N. Topsail Beach: MODERATE

Wednesday & Thursday

Apart from isolated showers late in the day on Wednesday and Thursday, rain chances will be the lowest for the week. This period will also be the hottest of the week with temperatures warming into the mid to low 90s. The heat index will be in and around 100º both days. Winds will blow out of the northeast Wednesday through Thursday morning then become southwesterly.

Comet Neowise, Looking Northwest

Wednesday: 10:10p-11:01p

Thursday: 10:16p-11:22p

Friday

Temperatures will come down a few degrees off of Wednesday’s and Thursday’s highs. It’ll still be a hot afternoon with temperatures maxing out in the low 90s and a heat index around 100. The rain chances will start to increase heading into the weekend. Very isolated to scattered showers will be possible late in the day and early evening. We will continue the trend of warm nights with temperatures only cooling to the low 70s Friday night and in Saturday morning.

Saturday & Sunday

A cold front will approach from the west over the weekend, bringing back a chance for primarily scattered afternoon storms both Saturday and Sunday. Highs will stay in the muggy low 90s with the heat index continuing to near 100°. Overnight lows will dip to the low 70s.

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