Cold weather is expected to continue along the Outer Banks on Sunday, November 20, with temperatures in the low-50s during the daytime, and in the mid-30s on Sunday night.
Although freezing temperatures are not expected for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands at this time, residents in affected areas are advised to take steps on Sunday to protect outdoor water pipes and tender plants from the cold weather.
A cold high pressure will remain in place through early next week, with a modest warm-up and more active weather expected by the middle of the week
A Small Craft Advisory is also in effect from midnight tonight through noon tomorrow from Duck to Surf City, N.C. Expect winds of 15-25 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
For more information on the local forecast, visit www.weather.gov/mhx for weather information, or the National Weather Service office in Newport / Morehead City’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NWSMoreheadCity/.