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Tropical Storm Warning in effect for portions North Carolina's coast; Hurricane Watch for Big Island of Hawaii

The National Hurricane Center has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for parts of the North Carolina coast. NHC is also monitoring a system in the Gulf of Mexico that could bring impacts to the eastern Gulf Coast later this week. Meanwhile, a strong hurricane in the Pacific is on a path towards Hawaii. A Hurricane Watch is in effect for the Big Island. Read More >

BTV4

WRF Core: NMM
Grid Spacing: 4km
Forecast Hours: 60
Runs: 00z, 06z, 12z and 18z every day
Initial Conditions: 12km NAM
Convective Scheme: None
Microphysics Scheme: Ferrier
Boundary Layer Scheme: Mellor-Yamada-Janjic

BTV4G

WRF Core: ARW
Grid Spacing: 4km
Forecast Hours: 60
Runs: 00z, 06z, 12z and 18z every day
Initial Conditions: 13.5km RAP
Convective Scheme: None
Microphysics Scheme: New Thompson Graupel
Boundary Layer Scheme: Yonsei University

BTV6

WRF Core: NMM
Grid Spacing: 6km
Forecast Hours: 18
Runs: 00z, 03z, 06z, 09z, 12z, 15z, 18z and 21z every day
Initial Conditions: 13km RAP
Convective Scheme: None
Microphysics Scheme: Ferrier
Boundary Layer Scheme: Mellor-Yamada-Janjic