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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  

Graphical HWO

NWS Enhanced Data Display (EDD)

Enhanced Data Display

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

02/06/2023 at 09:16 am                          Locally-produced PDF summary of upcoming weather and significant impacts, normally created before and during any high impact weather event
Day 1 Max Temperature Graphic

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

Southeast NC/Northeast SC

National Observations

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 | Raleigh, NC | Morehead City, NC  | Charleston, SC  | Columbia, SC

Rivers/Lakes AHPS


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

Radar-estimated Precipitation Amounts

Latest IR SatelliteImage

Satellite Imagery

GOES imagery and more

Southeast U.S. Visible | Loop
Southeast U.S. Infrared | Loop
More GOES Imagery


Severe Thunderstorms

Current Watches

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

Local Severe Weather Watch County Notification (WCN)

Storm Prediction CenterMesoscale Outlooks

Current Discussions

Current Mesoscale Discussions (issued by the Storm Prediction Center)

Storm 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 | Map

Report Severe Weather

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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
Local Storm Reports  
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 ExcessiveRainfall 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

Rainfall forecast from NWS Wilmington, NC



Report Flooding

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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


Nat'l Integrated Drought Info System

Additional Rainfall/Precipitation Information

Tropical Weather

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

2-Day Tropical Weather Outlook

Probability of tropical cyclone formation within the next 2 days

Storm Surge Probabilities

Storm Surge Inundation

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

Probabilistic Hurricane Inundation


Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook

5-Day Tropical Weather Outlook

Probability of tropical cyclone formation within the next 5 days

Tropical Cyclone ImpactGraphics

Local Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics

Graphics showing potential impacts you should prepare for.

Wind | Storm Surge Flooding | Rainfall Flooding | Tornadoes

KML for GIS/Google Earth plots


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 Outlook

Significant Wildland Fire Potential Outlooks

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

Fire Weather Graphics and Tabular Data

Fire Weather Graphics / Tabular Data 

Point and click fire weather  forecast, graphics and tabular data for your specific location


Additional Fire Weather Information

Winter Weather

Local Text Products

Local Text Products

Winter Weather Message
Local Storm Reports
Public Information Statement


Local Storm Total Snowfall Forecast

Local Enhanced Forecast Graphics

Storm Total Ice Accum.
Storm Total Snow Accum.

Local Snow Probability Graphics/Tables

Experimental probabilistic forecasts of snowfall amounts 

National Winter Weather Impact Graphics

National Impact Graphics

Experimental products depicting model-derived winter weather impacts



Report Ice/Snow Amounts and Damage

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National Day 1 Winter Weather Probabilities

National Snow/Ice Probability Graphics

Probability of 4+, 8+ and 12+ inches of snow and 0.25+" of freezing rain (from the NWS Weather Prediction Center)

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

Additional Winter Weather Information

National Outlooks

NWSNational Hazards Assessment

U.S. Hazards Assessment

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


8-14 Day Hazard Outlooks

Climate Outlooks

8-14 Days: Temp | Precip

1-Month  |  3-Month