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.
There will be lots of sunshine on Thursday as afternoon highs reach the lower 50s. Colder air will arrive on Friday with highs only in the lower 40s despite mostly sunny skies. A bit of rain may fall Saturday morning followed by dry and much warmer conditions Sunday and Monday.