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  • gregg45 Jun 6, 7:43 p.m.

    considering at 7;20 pm it is pouring rain here in moore co, also 2 inches has fallen since last nite,

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 7:10 p.m.

    Just checked my rain gauge in Cary - a full inch already, and it isn't even here yet.

  • jblake1932 Jun 6, 7:06 p.m.

    Been drizzling all evening. Gonna have to really drizzle alot to make it to the 4 inch mark.

  • WralCensorsAreBias Jun 6, 5:02 p.m.

    I love a good flood.

  • pingmanreturns Jun 6, 4:29 p.m.

    Well, stay at the beach and watch it rain or drive back to Rocky Mount and watch it rain. I think we'll stay at the beach and chill.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 3:53 p.m.

    "By Friday evening, the system will be well on its way, and it looks clear for the Komen race Saturday," Johnson said.

    Saturday 88° Partly cloudy and warmer. A stray shower or storm can't be ruled out. Sunrise: 5:58 a.m. Chance of precip: 60%

    Umm...

  • gobbledygook Jun 6, 3:40 p.m.

    Scattered showers for the late late tonight and early morning tomorrow....

    Also you will all see 100% chance rain between 5AM and 12PM tomorrow. Someone screenshot and quote me later, just for laughs

  • Cock a doodle doo Jun 6, 3:40 p.m.

    Obamacare for life. My main point is we wont have a satellite for our own use to see all the happy clouds coming at as.

  • DAR-Patriot Jun 6, 3:26 p.m.

    We live in Putnam County Florida--About 60 miles South of Jacksonville. We have had rain every day this week. Woke up to a steady light rain from Andrea. Bands have come through with heavier showers and breezy conditions. In a lull right now. I have seen Nor'easters worse than this over the years. It has been a good rain for the garden.

  • seankelly15 Jun 6, 2:53 p.m.

    jblake1932 - " It will pass and everything will be ok, folks. Please simmer down and remember to put the chickens up before the "rain" starts. I done seen two drops already."

    First, stop telling people what to do. You have no authority to tell people to "simmer down". Second, you have only seen two drops? Do you live in the the Triangle? Or, North Carolina even?

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 2:34 p.m.

    "You know when they're putting Moore and Hoke Counties up as having storm warnings, nothing's coming close to here."

    Really? I've never noticed that. Unless "here" is somewhere like Massachusetts.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 2:33 p.m.

    We're not in the green area because the system will fizzle out as it approaches the dreaded dome over Wake County.

    Don't cancel any outdoor plans this week folks. You'll thank me later.

  • outhousecat Jun 6, 2:30 p.m.

    Is Wake or Johnston Co even in the green area?

    You know when they're putting Moore and Hoke Counties up as having storm warnings, nothing's coming close to here.

  • Rebelyell55 Jun 6, 1:52 p.m.

    Nope, I'm still concerned about the wind. Not only from the National forcast for my area, but from past experience. Lot of rain today and tomorrow and then possible wind gust of up to 40 mile an hour Friday afternoon and night.

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 1:47 p.m.

    LOL jblake, I'm not worried about the wind, or the rain either for that matter. I'm thoroughly enjoying the approaching green mass, and I gave up chickens years ago.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 1:32 p.m.

    WRAL told us not to worry about the wind.

  • jblake1932 Jun 6, 1:32 p.m.

    simplelogic: Nope, no wind with this "storm", at least for us in NC. It will pass and everything will be ok, folks. Please simmer down and remember to put the chickens up before the "rain" starts. I done seen two drops already.

  • UpChuck Jun 6, 1:32 p.m.

    "hwy 12, what will be the final talley?"

    I like this.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 1:28 p.m.

    C*ck, even the American meteorologists laugh at the American model. I don't think anyone uses it any more.

  • SouthernPackerFan Jun 6, 1:25 p.m.

    Rebelyell, but WRAL said last night the wind with this system won't be an issue at all......uh oh.....

    Obamacare for life

    really? seems the primary tree here in Raleigh is Oak, Oaks tree roots are very shallow, add a lot of rain and the 45 mph wind potential, care to bet on how many down trees we will have?
    were you here for Fran? I was..... we had rain several days before, then 70 mph winds..... look at the Pictures of the aftermath.....

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 1:25 p.m.

    "Slight chance of a shower Friday afternoon and evening, otherwise, we've seen our rain for the next 10-15 days. Don't cancel your outdoor plans this weeek based on this laughable forecast.
    Obamacare for life
    June 3, 2013 3:15 p.m"

    No clue.

  • batcave Jun 6, 1:18 p.m.

    hwy 12, what will be the final talley?

  • Cock a doodle doo Jun 6, 1:14 p.m.

    Like the rest of the US failing infrastructure, the 2 US GOES satellites which provide our satellite imagery are about to die and we will be left without the ability to see these storms and use that information for our models, which are already significantly behind the Europeans.

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 1:13 p.m.

    "Rebelyell, but WRAL said last night the wind with this system won't be an issue at all......uh oh.....
    Obamacare for life
    June 6, 2013 1:03 p.m"

    But of course, WRAL said it, so prepare to be blown off the map! Right, obamacare?

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 1:06 p.m.

    "Of course, because who doesn't love to be constantly praised by people who don't have a clue? What a dream job! Sign me up!"
    simplelogic

    Finally, we agree on something.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 1:03 p.m.

    Rebelyell, but WRAL said last night the wind with this system won't be an issue at all......uh oh.....

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 1:02 p.m.

    "Being a meteorologist must be one of the top ten 'best jobs'"

    Of course, because who doesn't love to be constantly heckled by people who don't have a clue? What a dream job! Sign me up!

  • Rebelyell55 Jun 6, 12:59 p.m.

    Don't mind the rain, but the wind is something to be concerned about.

  • Cock a doodle doo Jun 6, 12:57 p.m.

    @speckledmytrout . . . keeping that cash register till accurate is important!

    WRAL's meteorologist do a fine job.

  • harmstrong4 Jun 6, 12:57 p.m.

    they use a computer to predict and still only have to be right 50% of the time. ahahahahhahhahha

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 12:42 p.m.

    speckledmytrout, nice try, but you burned my fries last time.

  • jblake1932 Jun 6, 12:27 p.m.

    1nclady: I agree with you entirely! Gonna be some LONG news days ahead! No crime or anything will take place till after this is over, at least it won't be important enough to report. Storm was was just updated to curve a little further East than previous forecasts. It's already started to move that way. Told ya.

  • paradiselost Jun 6, 12:16 p.m.

    Being a meteorologist must be one of the top ten 'best jobs' You can be out in left field 50% of the time and still keep your job! Have to be near the bullseye where I work lol.

  • sunneyone2 Jun 6, 12:15 p.m.

    Yeah, I didn't want to go to the beach this weekend....

  • OleNCNative Jun 6, 12:08 p.m.

    Going to the beach!

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 11:09 a.m.

    busyb97, I wish you wouldn't complain about my complaining.

  • busyb97 Jun 6, 11:00 a.m.

    Would you rather they didnt tell you anything at all and you get caught off guard? In case you havent noticed in all your years of wisdom, forecasting the weather is not an exact science. It is called a FORECAST which is an educated best guess.....not a guarantee. So tired of folks complaining about the weather forecasters "not getting it right". Maybe it wasnt right for your block of the world, but for someone else, it was spot on.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 10:43 a.m.

    "Some of you keyboard forecasters should know by now that tropical storms can be very finicky. Suggesting much ado about nothing for the Triangle area is looking at weather with blinders on."
    tdebord

    I'd much rather think of it as being a realist.

  • 1nclady Jun 6, 10:34 a.m.

    Don't worry folks. WRAL will have brave reporters hunkered down throughout the triangle to give us live reports on this natural disaster. Forget regularly scheduled programing, they'll stick with this story as long as a drop of rain falls somewhere in their coverage area.

  • jgilchr Jun 6, 10:24 a.m.

    The headline is misleading. It is for the coast of NC not all of North Carolina.

  • tdebord Jun 6, 10:11 a.m.

    Some of you keyboard forecasters should know by now that tropical storms can be very finicky. Suggesting much ado about nothing for the Triangle area is looking at weather with blinders on.

  • seankelly15 Jun 6, 9:40 a.m.

    aprince27 - "ABC11 has a totally different view than WRAL...and a lot more detail."

    No they don't. And there is a reason that the stories are the same - they are just reporting what NOAA has posted.

  • jblake1932 Jun 6, 9:40 a.m.

    Less than half an inch for the triangle and North and West. Much to do bout nothing. It will track more to the East later today, impact less for the triangle.

  • Lone Voice in the Wilderness Jun 6, 9:36 a.m.

    I'm glad I decided to cut my grass (actually, my yard is more mixed greens than anything) last night since it appears it wouldn't have been happening this weekend.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 9:14 a.m.

    Here's a comment from an ABC11 viewer.

    "Nephesh Kai (73776)We need the rain here in Harnett County. If you watch the radar when there are approaching storms and rain, it will either break apart or turn from severe to light as soon as it hits a Harnett border. Then it becomes severe again when it gets out of Harnett. Not sure why, but it's why we often need rain here. Praying for those who don't though."

    That's the dome I was telling you all about yesterday.

  • Obamacare for life Jun 6, 9:11 a.m.

    Bear down folks.......we're getting 1/4 inch of rain out of this 'soaker.' Time to fill some sand bags.

  • aprince27 Jun 6, 9:07 a.m.

    "Right now, given the forecast track, we think the higher chance for 2-4 inches of rain and the threat for flash flooding will be a higher from I-95 on east, while the Triangle has anywhere from as little as 0.25 of an inch on the west side and as much as 1.5 inches on the east side," Schwenneker said. "In either case, be prepared with the rain gear and wet roads tomorrow morning."

    ABC11 has a totally different view than WRAL...and a lot more detail.

  • DaBear Jun 6, 9:07 a.m.

    Personally just hoping this is the only tropical event for NC this year....

  • simplelogic Jun 6, 9:02 a.m.

    "We need the rain."

    "No we don't."

    LOL! Andrea doesn't care.

  • J-Hol Jun 6, 9:02 a.m.

    2thec - I think Wolfpack is right. For what seems like the first time in years and years, I believe we are finally ABOVE normal by an inch or two on our rainfall so far this year. Seems like we've been in a drought for so many summers in a row that it's basically just become the new normal.

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