Wet and noticeably colder weather is forecast for Eastern
North Carolina through the weekend, with heavy periods of rain Wednesday
through Saturday, per the US National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City Office.
Locally, Ocracoke Island could see about 1-2 inches of rain,
while Hatteras Island could see up to 3 inches of accumulated rain from
Wednesday until Saturday.
Temperatures are also expected to drop within the next
couple of days. Wednesday morning readings of temperatures in the 60s will drop
to the 40s and 50s this afternoon, and are expected to stay in this range for
the next few days.
Travelers should use caution when driving through heavy
periods of rain, and should watch for deep puddles and hot spots along N.C.
For more information, visit www.weather.gov/mhx for weather forecast
information, or the National Weather Service office in Newport / Morehead
City’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NWSMoreheadCity/.