A developing area of low pressure in the northern Gulf of Mexico will move northeast across eastern Carolina Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. The storm will spread rain into the area by Tuesday afternoon and it will continue into Wednesday morning. Rainfall amounts will average 1 to 2 inches, with locally heavier amounts possible. Much warmer air will push temperatures into the lower 60s by late Tuesday. The storm will bring gusty winds of 15 to 25 mph from Tuesday night though Wednesday.
A Wind Advisory will be in effect from 7:00 pm Tuesday through 11:00 am Wednesday for Dare, Hyde and Carteret counties. Southerly winds of 20 to 30 mph will be likely with gusts of 40 mph possible.
The rain will end rapidly from south to north Wednesday as the storm moves rapidly up the East Coast. Thanksgiving Day will turn sunny and cold with highs in the lower to middle 40s.