Over the subsequent 3 days we’re going to be dry and chilly. A chilly entrance has dropped to our south since yesterday. Plus, a northerly wind shift moved into the world since final night time. We’ve robust excessive strain to the northwest with an space of low strain far to the northeast.
The wind will keep up out of the north at this time at 10-15mph with gusts as much as 20mph, and colder air will maintain dropping south. So temperatures will wrestle to climb a lot. Highs will solely be within the higher 40s to close 50 levels this afternoon.
Excessive strain will construct in a bit of extra tomorrow, and the entrance will likely be farther to the south. So there’ll nonetheless be a north wind, however it gained’t be as robust (10mph). We’ll begin off colder with lows within the 30s within the morning. Then through the afternoon we’ll be solely be within the mid-upper 40s. We’ll be largely sunny.
We’re in what’s referred to as meteorological Winter. That may be a time period that I’m really not too keen on as I believe it simply creates confusion. Nonetheless, it does serve a function. Meteorologists lump the seasons into 3 months every in order that it’s simpler to common out the values like temperature and rainfall.
The typical excessive temperature for this time of yr is within the mid 50s. We’ll keep under common by Wednesday.
By Wednesday night time the moisture within the area will ramp up forward of an space of low strain. At first we’ll have a couple of rain showers. Then a giant space of rain will slide in from the west by Thursday morning.
We’ll heat up a bit into the 50s, however it would seemingly be moist. The rain ought to transfer out by Friday.
There may be nonetheless some excessive waves and tough surf alongside the oceanfront from that offshore low. A few of the near-shore waves will likely be working at about 5-8ft with a couple of 10 footers doable alongside the Outer Banks.
Meteorologist: Jeremy Wheeler