Excessively high temperatures will develop across eastern North Carolina over the next few days. There will be lots of sunshine as highs reach the upper 90s to 100° for Thursday through the weekend. Heat indices will hit 105° to 110° during the afternoons. Use extreme caution when outdoors for a significant length of time and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Only isolated to stray thunderstorms can be expected during the afternoons and evenings. The beaches will have highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s with mostly sunny skies.