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A Wet and Windy Friday Is Expected

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 13:35
A low-pressure system off the North Carolina coast could turn into a tropical or subtropical storm by late Thursday.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A wet start to the weekend is anticipated on the East End due to the effects of a brewing tropical depression, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 

Friday will be rainy with a 90 percent chance of precipitation, the National Weather Service said. Winds will be from the east about 7 to 14 miles per hour with gusts to 25 miles per hour. A small craft advisory is in effect from Friday morning through Friday afternoon. Thunderstorms are possible after 3 p.m. Temperatures will reach 79 before falling to around 69 during the night hours. 

On Saturday, East Hampton and its surroundings will dry off a bit with the chance of precipitation dropping to around 50 percent.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy, with temperatures reaching near 82. Wind from the southeast will be around 10 to 13 miles per hour with gusts to 25. Saturday evening will see a simultaneous fall in temperature and chance of showers, with a low around 69 and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 

Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high near 83 and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Winds will reach 13 to 19 miles per hour, with gusts to 24. As night falls, temperatures will decrease to around 70

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