On and off quick downpours will be possible through Sunday afternoon. Heavier rain could bring another 1 to 3 inches of rain to a few locations late Sunday and into Monday afternoon.
A drought that has gripped the state for months is worsening here in Eastern Carolina.
New data out this morning from the North Carolina Drought Management Advisory Council shows exceptional drought conditions have moved into Nash & Wilson counties. That's the most severe category.
In Eastern Carolina, 10 counties are in the second most severe category--an extreme drought. Eleven counties are in a severe drought, while three coastal counties remain in a moderate drought.