Severe thunderstorms could possibly develop on late Thursday afternoon and evening across the Outer Banks, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City Office.
A chance of rain begins on Thursday morning and continues into the early afternoon, and showers will become more likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening as an area of low pressure tracks across the state. A few storms could become strong to marginally severe, with damaging wind gusts and the possible development of isolated tornadoes. Any severe weather threat should end by Thursday night.
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/.