6 a.m. Thursday update from NWS: Irma still projected to head north

From the NWS, Wilmington: The current forecast continues with a turn to the north by Irma just south of Florida this weekend. The uncertainty of where the turn will occur is still high, so the uncertainty of the impacts to northeast South Carolina and southeast North Carolina are still high. As a result of the expected northward movement the probability for at least tropical storm force winds continues to increasing across the region.