The same coastal front that’s been stuck offshore since the first day of this month has finally given way to soaking rainfall over large parts of eastern North Carolina and Virginia. The “fun” began on Labor day.
The front can be visualized as a weakness or gully of sorts in the atmosphere, serving as a breeding ground for low pressure to organize. While the low that will linger very close to the coast is non-tropical, it will still carry a lot of moisture, tapping the abundant water source of the Atlantic.
It’s slow drift to the northeast will allow for a gradual return to drier conditons overall as this second week of the month rolls onward.
Posted by Jim Duncan