Hurricane Arthur Facts

Thanks to, as of today, 12:00 Noon

– Arthur now has maximum winds of 90 mph; located 110 miles south-southwest of Cape Fear, North Carolina, moving north-northeast and accelerating.
Arthur is now expected to be a Category 2 hurricane as it nears the North Carolina coast tonight/early Friday.
– Potential storm surge forecast raised to 3-5 feet above ground (high tide) in eastern North Carolina hurricane-warned area.
– A hurricane warning extends south from the Virginia/North Carolina border to Surf City, North Carolina, including the Outer Banks.
– A hurricane watch continues south of Surf City to Little River Inlet (N.C./S.C. border).
– A tropical storm warning is in effect for coastal and parts of eastern North Carolina, northeast South Carolina and southeast Virginia, including Wilmington, Myrtle Beach and Virginia Beach.
– Peak impact in the Carolinas/southeast Virginia will be later tonight into Friday.