Per the National Weather Service Newport /
Morehead City office, there is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms
for Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night.
The storms are associated with a cold front that
will be moving through Eastern North Carolina this evening, and the
risk for severe weather is highest in mainland Hyde County and Dare
Damaging straight line wind gusts are the biggest
threat with these storms, with winds up to 25 mph forecast for the
islands this afternoon, however some large hail, and even an isolated
tornado will be possible. Showers are also expected early this
afternoon through this evening.
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/.