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STORMTRACK 3: Andrea continues to weaken, pulls away from southeastern NC; Brunswick County tornado confirmed.


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Andrea is pulling away from our area. Breezy winds of 25-35 mph are expected through early evening, with a few gusts over 45 mph. Skies will become partly cloudy with a 40% chance of lingering spotty showers/storms through evening. By Saturday, a more typical summertime pattern will resume with sunshine and warmth. A stalled front may help to trigger a few thunderstorms as well.

Weekend Forecast:

Saturday- Partly sunny with a 40% chance of storms. Highs in the 80's. Lows in the 70's.

Sunday- Partly cloudy with a 30% chance of storms. Highs in the 80's. Lows in the 70's.

Tropical update:

"Andrea" has weakened and will push north of New England this weekend. Elsewhere, tropical storm development is not likely through Monday. Below, you will find a few observations recorded Friday morning as Andrea pushed through our area.

Note: An EF-0 Tornado was confirmed to have touched down near Varnumtown along Stone Chimney Rd at 1:22AM Friday morning (June 7) by the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Winds were estimated at 70 mph, trees were downed, and there was some damage to a storage building.

These totals collected by the NWS Wilmington office


These totals collected by the NWS Wilmington office



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