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.
Skies will go from sunny to partly cloudy on Monday with near average highs in the low 70s.
Clouds will return on Tuesday as a cold front approaches from the west. The clouds shouldn't bring much rain with them with just a 20 to 30% chance of a shower or two and highs again reaching the low 70s.
Dry conditions will lock in Wednesday through the weekend with the coolest air thus far this season rolling in on Thursday. Highs will struggle to find 60°, with lows in the mid to upper 30s Thursday though Saturday. Time to stock up the firewood.