Severe thunderstorms will be possible Saturday afternoon and Saturday night, especially west of Highway 17 on mainland North Carolina, per a recent update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office.
Damaging wind gusts and the possibility of an isolated tornado are the main threats and are possible from 3:00 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Saturday. Severe weather is less likely for the N.C. coast, including Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands, however, weather conditions could impact travel.
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/.
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