Very pleasant weather continued across eastern North Carolina on Thursday. Light southwesterly winds pushed highs in the upper 60s to lower 70s in most communities. Mild conditions will continue Friday as clouds increase during the afternoon. Highs should hit the middle 60s across the area. A few showers could arrive by evening with a better chance Friday night into early Saturday. Drier and colder air will arrive by the weekend with highs close to 50°.