Wednesday will be ahead of a cold front making it another warm and windy day. Mostly cloudy skies will be over Eastern Carolina and there is a chance for showers and possibly a thunderstorm.
A cold front is expected to move through Wednesday evening and will drop temperatures for Thursday and Friday, but the next 8 days appear to be devoid of wintry weather. There is a slight chance we could see a few thunderstorms pop up ahead of the front late Wednesday, however it does not look like we will see any severe storms.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, windy and warm with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms late in the day or evening. Highs will be in the upper 70s inland and mid 60s along the beaches. Winds increase from the southwest at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph.
Wednesday Night: Rain decreasing after midnight. Lows in the mid 30s with northerly winds at 7 to 15 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny and much cooler. Highs will be in the mid 40s, but feel colder thanks to north winds at 10 to 20 mph.
BEACH AND BOATING FORECAST:
Winds will be from the southwest Wednesday at 15 to 25 knots with gusts over 30 kts. Offshore wave heights will be from 6 to11 feet with swells around 2 to 3 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds.