area of low pressure will move through eastern North Carolina late
tonight through Saturday, bringing with it heavy rain and the potential
for flooding, per a Friday morning update from the National Weather
Service Newport / Morehead City Office.
flooding is possible throughout eastern North Carolina, and especially
for low-lying and poor drainage areas. A swath of 1 to 3 inches of rain
is currently forecast along the coast, which includes Hatteras and
Ocracoke islands, with locally higher amounts possible in any
associated strong thunderstorms.
will also be a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms on Saturday
afternoon with damaging wind gusts being the primary threat.
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,