Westerly winds push water up along soundside of Outer Banks into this evening

Queen Elizabeth Street in downtown Manteo on Saturday afternoon. [image courtesy Town of Manteo/Youtube]

Westerly wind gusts of 35 to 45 mph are expected through this evening, and minor water level rises will be possible through tonight for areas along the soundside of the Outer Banks.

Live video from Downtown Manteo:
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National Weather Service forecast for Nags Head, Saturday 4 p.m.:

Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 21 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Sunny, with a high near 49.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy.

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