RICHMOND, Va. -- The forecast track will take Tropical Storm Hermine through South Carolina Friday and towards the Outer Banks Saturday morning. Wind speeds will drop to around 45 mph as it passes through eastern North Carolina.
Some showers from Hermine will spread across the North Carolina border Friday evening, with some showers possible in the metro by mid to late evening. Rainfall intensity will pick up overnight into daybreak Saturday.
There will be rain Saturday morning, especially east of I-95. Rain will turn more scattered in the afternoon, and areas well west of I-95 may stay dry much of the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 70s. Winds in the metro will be 15 to 25 mph with some gusts over 30 mph. Winds near the Bay will gust over 40 mph, and gusts over 50 mph will be possible near Virginia Beach.
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula due to the potential for the stronger wind speeds. Tides may end up being three or more feet above normal, causing flooding. A flash flood watch has been issued for far southeastern Virginia.
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