Since this is the first time in 2010 we're having to deal with frigid temperatures we wanted to head out and see how those in Eastern Carolina are coping with the cold.
For one Beaufort County Family winter is marked by their fountain frozen over in the front lawn of their home in Washington on Clark's Neck Road.
Every year it happens and every year they have fun with it. One year the owners even dyed it pink. Linda Stroud says everybody drives by and laughs. Her strategy for keeping warm, staying inside and if she has to stray outside bundle up.
Stroud wasn't the only one outside today, we found others really braving the cold in Beaufort County and washing their cars. Washers told us, they had no other option, it needed to get done.