A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
The string of above normal temperature days will continue across eastern Carolina on Thursday. Highs will not be quite as warm as Wednesday but still well above the normal lower to middle 50s. Highs on Thursday will reach the middle to upper 50s on the Outer Banks with inland communities hitting the lower to middle 60s. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy but the threat for rain will remain quite low. Even warmer temperatures can be expected for the weekend.