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Local Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Outlook for potential advisories, watches, and warnings in the next 7 days across southeast NC and northeast SC and the adjacent coastal waters.

NWS Enhanced Data Display (EDD)

Enhanced Data Display

The EDD is an experimental GIS-centric meteorological display interface that can display a wide range of data including forecasts, radar/satellite, hazards, models, observations, and much more.

Weather Briefing

10/24/2016 at 10:04 am                      A locally-produced PDF summary of upcoming weather and significant impacts, normally created before and during any high impact weather event.
Enhanced Graphics

Enhanced Local Forecast Graphics

Local forecast graphics including maximum/minimum temperature and max heat index/min wind chill.

Current Conditions

Latest Surface Analysis

Surface Observations

Surface weather observations and analyses

South Carolina | North Carolina

Marine Portal

Marine/Tide Observations

Marine observations and forecasts, including sea surface temperatures and tides

NWS Wilmington, NC Marine | National Data Buoy Center | Tides | Water Temperatures

Wilmington, NC Radar

Radar Imagery

WSR-88D doppler radar imagery covering southeast SC and GA

Southeast U.S. | National

Additional nearby radars: Raleigh, NC | Morehead, NC  | Charleston, SC  | Columbia, SC

Rivers/Lakes AHPS


The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) provides forecasts and observations for river, lake and tide levels

Observed Precipitation Amounts

Latest IR Satellite

Satellite Imagery

GOES imagery and more

Eastern U.S. Visible | Loop
Eastern U.S. Infrared | Loop
Local Visible | Loop
Local Infrared Satellite | Loop


Severe Thunderstorms

Current Watches

Current Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Watches (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Severe Weather Watch County Notification (WCN)

Storm Prediction Center
Mesoscale Outlooks

Current Discussions

Current Mesoscale Discussions (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Prediction Center Thunderstorm Outlooks

Severe T-storm Outlooks

Outlooks indicating the probability for severe thunderstorms (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Days 4-8


Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Analysis


Mesoscale analysis of current (and past) weather conditions (from the Storm Prediction Center)

Storm Reports

Storm Reports

Preliminary reports of tornadoes, hail and strong winds

Local: Text

Report Severe Weather To Us

Phone: 800-697-3901
US National Weather Service Wilmington NC
Twitter @NWSWilmingtonNC

Additional Severe Weather Information


Text Products

Local Flash Flood Watch
Local Flash Flood Warning
Local Flash Flood Statement

Rainfall/Precip. Reports

CoCoRaHS Maps
Local CoCoRaHS Summary
AHPS Precipitation Analysis
Storm Reports:  Text
Public Information Statement

WPC Precipitaton Forecasts

Precipitation Forecasts

Precipitation amount forecasts (issued by the Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Days 1-2 | Days 1-3 | Days 4-7 | 7-Day Total

WPC's Day 1 Excessive
Rainfall Forecast

Excessive Rainfall Outlooks

Excessive rainfall potential outlooks (issued by the Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3


SERFC Precipitation Forecast

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center Products

Various observed and forecast precipitation products for the Southeast U.S.

48-hour Outlook | Observed Precip | Forecast Precip

Local Rainfall Forecast

Storm Total Rainfall forecast from the NWS Wilmington,NC

Check date to ensure the image is current.


Report Flooding To Us

Phone: 800-697-3901
Facebook US National Weather Service Wilmington NC
Twitter @NWSWilmingtonNC

SERFC Precipitation Forecast

U.S. Drought Monitor

A synthesis of multiple indices and impacts that represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists regarding drought conditions

NC | SC | GA

Additional Rainfall/Precipitation Information

Tropical Weather

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

2-Day Tropical Weather Outlook

Probability of tropical cyclone formation within the next several days

Storm Surge Probabilities

Storm Surge/Inundation

Probabilistic storm surge forecasts (only issued when a Hurricane Watch or Warning is in effect)

Probablistic Hurricane Inundation


Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

5-Day Tropical Weather Outlook

Probability of tropical cyclone formation within the next several days

Tropical Cyclone ImpactGraphics

Local Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics

Experimental graphics showing potential impacts (and what you should prepare for)

Wind | Storm Surge Flooding | Rainfall Flooding | Tornadoes


Additional Tropical Weather Information

Fire Weather

Storm Prediction Center Day
One Fire Weather Outlook

National Fire Weather Outlooks

Fire weather outlooks for the U.S. (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Days 3-8

Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlooks

Monthly/seasonal outlooks for signficant wildland fire potential (issued by Predictive Services)


Additional Fire Weather Information

Winter Weather

Local Text Products

Winter Weather Message
Local Storm Reports
Public Information Statement
Current Observations

Check date/time to ensure the product is current.

Enhanced Graphics

Local Enhanced Forecast Graphics

Storm Total Ice Accum.
Storm Total Snow Accum.

Day 1 Winter Weather

Snow/Ice Probability Graphics

Probability of snow reaching or exceeding 4, 8 and 12 inches and the probability of freezing rain reaching or exceeding 0.25 inches (from the NWS Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Winter Weather Impact

National Impact Graphics

Experimental products depicting model-derived winter weather impacts



Report Ice/Snow Amounts and Damage To Us

Phone: 800-697-3901
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Twitter @NWSWilmingtonNC


Additional Winter Weather Information

National Outlooks

National Hazards Assessment

U.S. Hazards Assessment

Assessment of potential hazards related to climate, weather and hydrological events


8-14 Day Outlooks

Climate Outlooks

8-14 Day: Temp | Precip

1-Month  |  3-Month