Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast
*** Red Flag Warning from 2 PM to 8 PM today for parts of inland Northeast North Carolina. A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are expected, including strong winds and low humidity.
*** Freeze Warning from 3 AM to 9 AM Tuesday for mainland Dare County.
*** Freeze Watch from 3 AM to 9 AM Tuesday for parts of the Outer Banks of Dare County (north of Oregon Inlet).
From freezing to the 70s this week. Tracking a chance for showers and storms on Thursday.
Expect a nice mix of mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies today with more sun to the SW and more clouds to the NE. A few flurries are possible near the Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore, but no accumulation is expected. Highs will only reach the low 50s today, about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year. It will feel cooler with NW winds at 10 to 20 and gusts to 30 mph.
Even colder tomorrow! Temperatures will drop to the 20s by Tuesday morning. With the wind, it will feel more like the low 20s and upper teens. Expect mostly to partly cloudy skies tomorrow wight highs in the upper 40s to near 50.
Much warmer for the second half of the week. Highs will jump to the mid 60s on Wednesday and the upper 70s on Thursday. A cold front is set to move through on Thursday, bringing us a chance for showers and storms. As of now, the highest rain chances will be Thursday afternoon to evening.
Today: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy, Windy. Highs in the low 50s. Winds: NW 10-20G30
Tonight: Partly Cloudy, Breezy. Lows in the upper 20s. Winds: N 10-15
Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny to Partly Cloudy. Highs near 50. Winds: N/W 5-15
Weather & Health
Pollen: High (Juniper, Elm, Poplar)
UV Index: 5 (Moderate)
Air Quality: Good (Code Green)