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.
Warmer air will continue to move into eastern Carolina on Friday. Afternoon highs will be near 80 degrees under mainly sunny skies. Winds will become breezy out of the southwest during the afternoon.
Beautiful weather conditions will continue through the weekend with lots on sunshine. Afternoon highs will continue to be in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees, except lower 70s on the beaches.
Weather conditions should remain dry until Monday night or Tuesday when a cold front approaches the area with a good chance of rain.