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.
High pressure across the Midwest will push slowly east over the next few days. The high will bring lots of sunshine for Friday through the weekend. Highs will reach the middle 70s Friday with light northerly winds. Slight warmer air will push highs to around 80° by Saturday afternoon as winds turn to the south. Overnight temperatures will remain cool with lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.