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.
Much colder air will follow a strong cold front that will push through eastern Carolina overnight. Lows will be near 30° by sunrise with gusty winds. Wind chill temperatures will drop into the upper teens to lower 20s. Highs will struggle to reach the upper 30s on Tuesday despite mostly sunny skies. By early Wednesday morning we could see upper teens across inland communities. The cold weather will stick around much of this week.