Hurricane Ian has re-energized after departing Florida late yesterday, and is expected to re-enter the US mainland between Charleston, SC and Myrtle Beach today. Path is expected to extend from coast northwest thru North Carolina … Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, some or all likely a part of the path of the storm … including Wilmington, NC.
Forecast for Bladen County as of 5 a.m. today. Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers, with thunderstorms possible … Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 74. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall totals between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Friday night … Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and thunderstorms before 9 p.m., then a chance of showers … some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. 80% chance of rain…
Saturday, a slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind with gusts in the 17 mph range. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Saturday night, a slight chance of showers … Partly cloudy, low around 59 … with a 20% chance of rain…
Button up and hunker down.
Stock Market is as bad as has been in a long time..
Between the weather and the stock market … We need a break from bad news … This too will end…
Hunker down, if possible for the next few hours…
“The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.”
“There are some things you can only learn in a storm.”
“Sometimes you just have to bow your head, say a prayer and weather the storm.”
robert g hester