Mild New Year’s Day weather today (Jan. 1) will give way on Sunday to a strong, multi-threat coastal low that is expected to impact eastern North Carolina through Monday (Jan. 3). 

Weather Underground has issued a small craft advisory from today at 3 until Sunday at 5 p.m. and a gale watch from Monday at 4 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Impacts to be aware of:

  • Widespread heavy rain
  • Gusty winds across coastal communities
  • Minor to locally moderate soundside coastal flooding and minor ocean overwash possible
  • Marginal risk for severe thunderstorms

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