Russell’s First Alert Forecast: Strong gusty winds this evening, an isolated shower or two is possible along the coast

Winds along the coast could gust over 40 mph
Russell’s First Alert Forecast: Strong winds this evening, isolated showers possible along the coast
Published: Apr. 1, 2023 at 10:07 AM EDT|Updated: Apr. 1, 2023 at 6:25 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A powerful low pressure system responsible for delivering severe weather across parts of the Deep South and Northeastern US will move offshore and out of Eastern NC later this evening. Before the cold front clears the coast, strong southwesterly breezes are expected continue with gusts up to 25 to 30 mph inland, and gusts along the coast approaching 35 to 50 mph. Due to the intensity and duration of the strong breezes, the National Weather Service in Morehead City has continued a Wind Advisory along the coast at least through 11 pm this evening.

After the cold front passes our area, the winds will shift to the north, helping to deliver cool refreshing air by sunrise. Daytime highs Sunday through Wednesday will range from the upper 60s to the lower 80s, with increased rain chances likely by the end of next week

Saturday Night

Breezy conditions continue into the evening, clouds clearing overnight with lows of 45 - 50F. Wind SW, shifting to NW at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph


Lots of sunshine but fairly breezy with high of 62 - 67F.


Mostly sunny with high of 70F.