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.
Light drizzle will continue through most the afternoon before drying out this evening. Highs will only reach the upper 70s as a cold front moves off shore. Breezy conditions tonight will replace the rain with a strong 15-25mph wind from the NE
Skies will clear out after the front heads off the coast. The sun will continue shining through the week as high pressure sits over much of the eastern seaboard. Highs will slowly warm up from the upper 70s to the lower 80s by the weekend.
24-Hour Rainfall Totals As of 11am:
Morehead City: 2.39"
Cape Hatteras: 1.32"
New Bern: 1.20"
Facebook Rainfall Reports:
Between LaGrange & Snow Hill: 2.90"
New Bern: 2.00"
Bull Head: 1.90"
North of Bridgeton: 1.25"