An anomalously strong summer weather system will bring an increased risk of severe weather across the region through tonight, according to reports from the National Weather Service (NOAA) Newport/Morehead City. The highest severe weather risk is expected from around 5 p.m. Monday afternoon, to 4 a.m early Tuesday morning.
The NOAA says that damaging winds up to 70 mph are the main risk with these storms. Additional threats include large hail up to golf ball size, a tornado or two, and a few instances of flash flooding.
The NOAA is continuing to monitor these conditions. Additional details can be found on the provided infographics below, as well as https://www.weather.gov/mhx/.