A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Cool conditions will persist across our area for the next few days. We should see a few glimpses of sunshine on Wednesday as highs reach the middle 50s. High pressure just to our north will funnel a north wind at 10 to 15 mph throughout the region. Clouds will increase on Thursday as a strong upper level disturbance crosses the area. We may pick up a few showers but rainfall is not expected to be heavy.