The severe thunderstorm watch has been canceled.
Strong showers and thunderstorms will push through Eastern Carolina then end by sunrise.
The severe threat has diminished across the area but showers could linger until 4:00 a.m.
Tuesday our skies will sunny with lower humidity and comfortable temperatures.
The hot and humid weather we have experienced the previous couple of days will linger into Monday afternoon before a cold front brings the area cooler temperatures and lower humidity levels Tuesday into Wednesday.
As a cold front approaches the area late Monday it will interact with warm and humid air helping to produce showers and thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening.
There will be a slight risk for a few severe storms across Eastern Carolina from late afternoon through around midnight. The primary threats will be wind gusts to 60 mph, hailstones up to 1" in diameter, along with a slim chance at an isolated tornado.
Late Monday night the front will clear our coast and high pressure will build into the area.
As high pressure settles in expect our skies to clear with comfortable temperatures to settle in through Wednesday.
Highs Tuesday and Wednesday will only reach the lower to middle 80s with lower humidity levels.
Enjoy the cooler temperatures as very hot and humid conditions will return later in the week.
Friday and Saturday temperatures will soar into the upper 90s with the heat index approaching 105°.