There has been a frost advisory issued for Duplin, Jones, And Onslow counties from 4am-8am Friday morning.
Temperatures are expected to drop quickly overnight and into the middle 30s by early Friday morning.
The frost has the potential to damage sensitive vegetation so any precautions should be taken this evening.
Although other parts of the area are not under a frost advisory many inland areas have the potential to once again see frost early Friday morning.
As high pressure slides off of the coast Friday expect a mild afternoon with highs in the upper 60s under abundant sunshine.
Friday night will not be as cold with lows expected near 40°.