rains, strong winds and potential thunderstorms are expected late
Thursday and Friday, per an update from the National Weather Service
Newport / Morehead City Office.
strong area of low pressure will move to the west of the coastal North
Carolina area overnight through tomorrow, producing locally heavy
rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches, with localized amounts of 2 inches
is also a marginal threat of severe thunderstorms which begins late
tonight and which continues until late Friday. The primary threat will
be strong gusty winds and there is also potential for an isolated
tornado or two in the coastal N.C. region. The main timing of the
inclement weather is forecasted from roughly 5 am through midday on
For information, visit www.spc.noaa.gov and / or www.weather.gov/mhx.