A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
A family is grieving in Nash County as a fire claims the life of a child there.
Authorities say a four-year-old died, a nine-year-old was seriously burned, and five other people escaped from a fire at a Railroad Street Extension home in Battleboro.
The fire broke out around 5:30 Monday morning. Fire officials believe the fire is accidental but will continue to investigate.