WEATHER ALERT: Heavy Rain and Gusty Winds

Heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms were moving through portions of Eastern Carolina Thursday night. The heaviest rainfall was located in southeastern North Carolina late Thursday evening. The area of rain should move northward overnight and encompass most of the area along and east of Highway 17. Rainfall in excess of 1 inch is possible by sunrise, especially east of Highway 17.

Winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour may accompany some of the showers and thunderstorms.

While some communities will miss the showers overnight, widespread showers are likely to develop on Friday.

Stay tuned to WITN and for updates.

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  • by WITN on Sep 22, 2011 at 02:03 PM
    Thanks for the heads up on the day of the week! We changed it.
  • by Brandon Location: Belhaven on Sep 22, 2011 at 01:45 PM
    Flooding here in Belhaven!!!!! I would estimate 2-3 inches of rainfall so far today!!!
  • by Washington NC on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:11 AM
    My bad, I thought it was Thursday!!
  • by Renee Location: Here on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:08 AM
    Um......its Thursday now!!
  • by BOB Location: Town on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:58 AM
    So much For Wednesday, What about Today THURSDAY!!!

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