Tropical Storm Arthur continues to slowly move north, and is forecast to pick up in speed and strength. The storm is forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.
Hurricane warnings have been issued for coastal areas from Surf City, North Carolina northward to Duck. The warning area includes Pamlico Sound and Eastern Albemarle Sound. A hurricane watch has been issued for Little River Inlet to south of Surf City. Tropical storm warnings are currently in effect for coastal areas from South Santee River South Carolina to south of Surf City; north of Duck to Cape Charles Light, Virginia, but not including the Chesapeake Bay; western Albemarle Sound.