With high pressure building to the west, our skies will remain generally sunny over the next few days. Temps will benefit from the increased sunshine, jumping to the upper 70s Wednesday through Friday. Nearly calm winds will help water levels to continue falling along the coastal regions.
A front will push across the area on Friday night, bringing a bit of a rain back to the region. This will be a quick rain event compared to the rains we saw last week as models show the rain exiting the area by Saturday morning. The weekend will be noticeably cooler due to the passing front, with highs maxing out in the low 70s.
A coastal flood advisory will remain in effect through 6pm Wednesday for Dare, Hyde, Carteret, Onslow, Beaufort and Pamlico counties. Water levels of 2 to 3 feet above normal will still be possible for a few areas, but levels will continue to slowly trend downward on Wednesday.
Hurricane Joaquin is moving deeper into the north Atlantic with winds of 75 mph. The storm will continue to move towards Europe.
Follow Our Meteorologists: The WITN Weather Authority team is tracking the storm. Stay tuned to WITN for the latest information.
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