A line of light to moderate showers will continue to cross the state with impacts here being felt early in the morning. The rain threat will be short lived and skies will quickly turn sunny. Highs will be near 90 before clouds increase. The humidity and heat will combine for a heat index above 100° during the hottest part of the day. Sunday will see a stray afternoon thunderstorm as the front will ease off the coast. Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s. Lower humidity will arrive later in the week.
Saturday: Clear to start with scattered showers/storms after midday. Highs in the low 90s and a heat index around 100. Southwest winds at 10 to 20 mph and an occasional strong gust. Rain chance: 40% afternoon/evening.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy and humid with lows in the lower 70s. A shower or two possible. West wind at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday: Mostly clear and cooler. Highs in upper 80s with northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph.
*Small Craft Advisory*
Winds will be from the southwest at 20 to 30 knots on Saturday. Offshore swells from 4 to 6 feet. Waves heights will run around 2 to 3 feet on the Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds.
Outer Banks Crystal Coast
Air Temp: 87 85
Water Temp: 72 78
Waves: 1-3 Ft. 2-4 Ft.
Rip Risk: *Moderate* *High*