The Red Flag Warning issued for Eastern North Carolina was discontinued on Wednesday evening due to diminishing winds and higher relative humidity. A strong cold front will move through the area early Thursday keeping gusty winds but with higher humidity levels the risk for wildfires has been reduced. The front will bring colder air on Thursday as temperatures should stay in the 40s for afternoon highs. By late Thursday night moisture should stream in from the southwest giving the area a good chance for rain. Early indications point to a good soaking with rainfall anywhere form a half-inch to two inches. The rainfall will welcome as drought conditions persist across the region.