County monitoring storm that could bring wintry mix to area

Published 4:58 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Beaufort County officials are monitoring a developing storm that could bring a mix of snow, sleet and rain to the area Sunday and Monday.

According to the National Weather Service’s Morehead City office, a wintry mix is expected across areas of eastern North Carolina Monday, with the highest chances of wintry weather inland.

Precipitation will likely begin early Sunday morning as a wintry mix before transitioning to moderate to heavy rain by Sunday morning, the NWS said. There is potential for severe weather Sunday evening along the immediate coast, and for coastal flooding Sunday afternoon into Monday.

The NWS said there is still some uncertainty surrounding the storm, and they will continue to fine-tune the details over the next few days.