Tuesday’s First Warning Forecast: A return to sunshine but still windy

Posted at 6:05 AM, Mar 13, 2018

Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast

*** Coastal Flood Advisory until 5 PM for the Outer Banks of Dare County. Minor sound side flooding will likely continue through this afternoon for areas adjacent to the southern Pamlico Sound. Water level rises 1 to 2 feet above ground expected.

Sunny but still chilly and windy… We will see mostly sunny skies today. Highs will try to warm to near 50 this afternoon but it will feel more like the 40s with the strong winds. Northwest winds will continue at 10 to 20 mph with gusts to near 30 mph. Winds will gradually relax late this afternoon and evening.

Expect clear skies this evening with relaxing winds. Clouds will move in overnight with lows falling back to near the freezing point. It will feel more like the 20s with west winds at 5 to 15 mph. An isolated rain/snow shower is possible overnight into tomorrow morning.

We will see partly cloudy skies Wednesday with an isolated shower possible. Highs will only warm into the upper 40s, about 10 degrees below normal. It will still be windy tomorrow with gusts to near 25 mph.

Today: Mostly Sunny, Windy. Highs near 50. Winds: NW 10-20G30

Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%). Lows in the low 30s. Winds: W 5-15

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%), Windy. Highs in the upper 40s. Winds: W 10-20G25

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

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