The severe thunderstorm watch for eastern North Carolina has been canceled.
The threat of severe weather has diminished for the night. A few showers and thunderstorms will occur but should remain under severe limits.
Stay with WITN and witn.com for the latest.
Strong storms are moving southeast into eastern North Carolina late in the afternoon. Keep an eye to the west and northwest as storms form and move quickly east-southeast. The main threats from the storms this evening are strong gusty winds, hail, lightning, and heavy downpours.
Eastern North Carolina is under the slight risk designation from the Severe Storms Forecast Center.
Once storms pass, it will turn cooler with high temperatures in the 60s Thursday. A cool rain is likely to develop Thursday night into Friday.
Look for any watches and warnings on WITN and witn.com.