The forecast for Tropical Storm Elsa has become a bit more clear this morning, with more agreement that the track of the storm will pass through or near Eastern NC on Thursday. Elsa will be moving quite quickly, and should clear the region by Thursday evening. While no specific wind speeds or rain amounts can be forecast yet, there is a threat for some tropical storm force wind gusts, along with periods of heavy rain and flash flooding. Depending on the exact track, isolated severe storms are possible, including tornadoes. Large breaking waves and strong rip currents are also a threat.
Feel free to follow the National Hurricane Center and our local Tropical Website. As always, please call our office if you have any specific questions.