Sunday Night Impacts: Rain continues, temps fall and winds stay strong

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The storm has moved into the East and while it provided snow for some early this morning, rain has since taken over and will continue to fall overnight.

Impacts:
Inland:
Wet and windy conditions will continue through the night. Winds will blow at 10 to 20 mph out of the north-northeast. With rain showers expected to last into Monday, the combination of wind and rain could lead to isolated power outages for some.

Rainfall totals for this weekend range between 1 to 2 inches and more is on the way tonight and tomorrow. An additional half inch to inch will be possible Monday before the system finally pulls away from the coast.

Coastal:
*Gale Warning Through Monday*

A coastal flood warning has been issued for Craven, Pamlico and Carteret counties until 7 a.m. Monday morning. Water levels will rise 3 to 5 feet above normal, potentially flooding low lying and flood prone areas. Rain showers will last longer along the coast. A weak secondary low will keep showers in the forecast for area beaches through Tuesday. Rainfall totals from Saturday through Tuesday should range between 4 to 5 inches.