A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
Winds from Hurricane Noel have shut down three of the state's ferries today.
The Currituck-Knotts Island Ferry shut down at 9 a.m., while at noon the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Ocracoke-Swan Quarter ferries stopped their service.
At this point the Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry is still running.