A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
A dry cold front came through earlier today making the morning hours the warmest of the day. Highs will slowly fall from the upper 40s through the afternoon before settling in the mid 40s. To add to the chill, a strong northwest wind will blow from 15 to 25 mph with gusts as strong as 35 mph. Wind chill values will be in the 30s for most of the day. Plenty of sun in the forecast though.
Dry conditions will continue into Saturday although a weak disturbance could bring a few sprinkles at night. Overall, the weekend looks dry and chilly.